Dark side of online dating Crimes rise. - Sky News Striking up a romance through a dating site or app is a well-established method of meeting people in 2016. Why you can trust Sky News. Reported crimes related to online dating have risen dramatically in the last five years. Exclusive figures for Sky News from UK police forces show that 2,054 offences were recorded between 20. In 2011, 140 crimes were recorded, by 2016 that had risen to 676 - a 382% increase.
Dating Sites Are Leading to Crimes and Danger It's also increasingly risky when it comes to rape. The Crime Watch Daily Investigation warned many women are playing a dangerous game it described as “romantic Russian Roulette” online dating sites like Tinder, Grindr, Zoosk, OK Cupid and Plenty of Fish.
The Safest and Most Dangerous States for Online Dating. Rapes related to online dating increased by nearly a factor of six -- from 33 in 2009 to 184 in 2014 -- according to a report released Monday by the UK's National Crime Agency. The Most Dangerous States for Online Dating. Unlike the safest states, the most dangerous states have changed a bit from last year’s study. In addition to most moving up a spot due to the absence of Washington, DC, from this year’s data, New Mexico climbed a spot due to its increase in violent crime and STDs.