Dark side of online dating sites: Crimes rise dramatically in final 5 years

Dark side of online dating sites: Crimes rise dramatically in final 5 years

Seven million residents that are UK registered on internet dating sites, and around one in three relationships within the British now start on the web.

By Siobhan Robbins, Sky News Correspondent

Thursday 11 April 2019 16:53, UK

Reported crimes associated with dating that is online increased considerably within the last 5 years.

Exclusive numbers for Sky Information from British authorities forces reveal that 2,054 offences were recorded between 2011 and 2016. Continue reading