But both experts in domestic violence and Internet safety say the unfortunate truth is there’s probably little that 40-year-old Ingrid Lyne could have done differently.
“They could have met through mutual friends and she could have still ended up dead.”One of the most touted tips for vetting an online dating prospect is conducting some version of a background check, either Internet sleuthing to confirm basic details the person provides — such as their job, or running a criminal-background check.“You do need to do a fair amount of basic Internet legwork,” said Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance.
Southworth cautioned not to put too much faith in such checks touted by online dating sites.“It gives people a false sense of security when it comes back clean,” she said.
“The majority of sexual violence offenders are never arrested and never convicted.”Prosecutors charged Mr.
The church hosted the vigil on behalf of Lyne after remains believed to be those ...
more The horrific details of a Washington nurse’s killing and dismemberment, which authorities blame on a man she met online, have fueled concern over the dangers of Internet dating.