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According to a fact sheet on the dangers of online dating created by Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, “With the prevalence of rapes and sexual assault going unreported and the low conviction rate for those accused (1.2 percent), it’s likely that online dating remains very attractive to predators.” While it may be true that many have safely and successfully used these tools to meet people, the real issue is about creating awareness of the dangers that actually exist.

The most recent incident involved a female student from Central Michigan University who was sexually assaulted after meeting up with a man she met on the mobile dating app Tinder.

“I wouldn’t advise going alone anywhere with anyone no matter how nice they seem,” she said.

Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a 3 part series on online dating romance scams.

“Meet a few times before going to a house.” He also said always let people know where you’re going and to not carry a lot of money on you when meeting a stranger.