Crime and internet dating
Also, the number of sexual crimes in the United Kingdom rose from 14 to 106 over the same period, according to the same reports, adding that the number of violent attacks surged from 29 to 240.
The United Kingdom's National Crime Agency (NCA) which has been monitoring crimes related to online dating, told the broadcaster that over the past five years, the number of reported rapes in the country has risen sixfold.The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant.We can best process your complaint if we receive accurate and complete information from you.MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The level of reported violence in the United Kingdom related to online dating has risen more than four times over the past five years, the broadcaster Sky News reported Monday citing police figures it had obtained.According to the figures, the number of such crimes increased from 140 in 2011, to 676 in 2016.Then she saw this guy, the one with a mysterious profile name — darkandsugarclue.
The photo showed a trim, silver-haired man of 61 with a salt-and-pepper beard and Wayfarer-style shades. And something else: He was a "100% match." Whoever he was, the computer had decided he was the one. Then, this message appeared when she logged on to her account. Thank you so much for the email and I am really sorry for the delay in reply, I don't come on here often, smiles ...
She filled out a questionnaire and carefully crafted her profile.
It would have been easy to burnish the truth, but she presented herself honestly, from her age (57) and hobbies ("dancing, rock collecting") to her financial status ("self sufficient").
successful, spiritually minded, intelligent, good sense of humor, enjoys dancing and travelling. In those first weeks, she exchanged messages and a few calls with men, and even met some for coffee or lunch.
But nothing clicked — either they weren't her type or they weren't exactly who they said they were.
This seemed to be one of the problems with online dating.