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Man, 25, admits to raping half a dozen women he met online and...

Man, 25, admits to raping half a dozen women he met online and tells police he's 'surprised' that other victims of his 'more serious' sex assaults hadn't turned him in A 25-year-old Ohio man has admitted to raping at least half a dozen women he met on online dating sites - and told detectives he was 'surprised' more victims hadn't come forward yet, ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Man used dating Web sites to swindle elderly victims, federal prosecutors allege

A Maryland man was arrested Thursday on charges that he and other conspirators used dating Web sites to identify elderly men and women, then defraud them out of tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Vancouver Sun

Online dating goes to the dogs

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.

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CBS Local

Man Indicted In $1M Online Romance Scam

A Maryland man has been indicted on federal charges of defrauding elderly people on online dating services of more than $1 million by pretending to be romantically interested in them.

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Related Topix: Burtonsville, MD

Inman

Realtor.com should be 'Match.com' for real estate agents

You might think from what you've read about it that the Zillow-Trulia merger is going to be like the resurrection of Godzilla.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Zillow

Business Wire

Zoosk Addresses Top Online Dating Concern with Launch of Photo Verification Feature

Photo Verification-a new feature to confirm the authenticity of members' profile pictures.

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Related Topix: Zoosk

Wired

This Dating Site Is Teaching The Internet An Important Lesson About Anonymity

Online dating site Zoosk is rolling out a new feature that lets users verify the authenticity of profile pictures.

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Related Topix: Zoosk, Twitter

Los Angeles Times

Seeking financial love as a dating-site ghostwriter

Ghostwriting for online dating sites, such as ChristianMingle.com, may seem attractive, but don't expect big bucks from such gigs.

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Real Change

People in search of people

Instead of calling it "Problems With People," David Guterson might have titled this volume of stories "People With Problems With People."

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Related Topix: Washington

The Advocate

Letter: Sexual violence victims need public support, not criticism

News of the rape of a young Baton Rouge woman initiated by a relationship on the online dating platform Tinder has opened a heated dialogue in our community about blaming victims for assaults committed against them.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Z100 Radio

Sam Smith: Quit Tinder And Grindr

Sam Smith found a new love interest, and he didn't use social media or online dating to find him! In an interview at V Festival over the weekend, Sam said "No offense to people who go on Tinder but I just feel like it's ruining romance... We're losing the art of conversation and being able to go and speak to people."

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KOMO News

Police: Victim burglarized by man she met on dating website

While it's true there are plenty of fish in the sea, it's also true there are just as many scam artists on the Internet.

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Sys-Con Media

Gilla Retains the Brains Behind Mr. Checkpoint

A serial entrepreneur, Mr. Devermont is the founder of Mr. Checkpoint , a national service reaching millions of users and addressing the implications of drunk driving, and co-founder of DateUp, a dating site that was acquired by IAC .

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Star-Telegram.com

Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches

Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who enjoy long walks in the dog park and slobbery canine kisses as much as they do.

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, Golden Gate University

Daily Echo

Scammers 'conned vulnerable women out of A 220,000' on dating site

Heartless scammers declared a 'thundering' love for lonely women looking for a partner on popular dating site Match.com to con them out of A 220,000, a court heard today.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, Inventions, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BBC News

The man 'behind a million babies'

Markus Frind, the founder and boss of Plenty of Fish , the world's largest dating website and app, would beg to differ.

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Freshnews

Snap Announces Mobile Growth and a #1 Top Grossing Ranking in the iTunes App Store

Snap Interactive, Inc. , a leading online dating provider and owner of AYI.com , today announced business updates relating to the performance of its AYI online dating application on mobile platforms.

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Related Topix: SNAP Interactive, Inc., Apple, Startups, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology

Examiner.com

Meet Local Swingers On Free Adult Dating Websites

Did you know that there are several local swingers near you? There are many free adult dating websites and will discuss the best in this article.

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CNN

Dating app lets women call the shots

Desktop-based online dating is so 2008. Although sites such as Match.com remain popular with older singles, younger users are flocking to mobile-first dating apps.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Match

BBC News

VIDEO: Women 'duped in dating site fraud'

Four people have gone on trial accused of conning a number of women out of tens of thousands of pounds through an internet dating agency, Match.com.

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