After reports emerged of a New Zealand woman being gang raped after a Tinder date in Sydney this week, officers renewed warnings to users that the app is not all fun and games.
While the woman has since withdrawn her statement, police advise people to exercise caution.“There are a number of sexual predators out there who use modern technology to find potential victims,” NSW Police Detective Inspector Michael Haddow said.• Online dating: Easy to find a date, hard to find the one • Accused murderer ‘wasn’t on balcony for fall’ • ‘Sex crime’: J-Law breaks silence on nude photos The 28-year-old woman sexually assaulted in Sydney on Saturday met her perpetrator through the app.
For 26-year-old New Zealand woman Warriena Wright, a Tinder date led to death when she plummeted from a high-rise balcony during a visit to the Gold Coast.
This section also includes any relevant facts about dating, relationships, and marriage that I thought would be of interest to the dating industry.
The second part is for actual dating services (this includes dating sites and dating apps).
As with anything in life, there can be some risks with online dating, but there can also be a lot of rewards — love being one of them.
We’ve gathered several statistics about the dangers of online dating (not to worry you but to inform you) as well as five ways you can protect yourself from potential predators.