Statistics on the dangers of internet dating

These are intelligent, worldly women who are letting their emotions cloud their judgment. " "No, I've done it before and it's been fine," said Vera.But that is precisely the process these predators are relying on. "You've heard of horror stories of course." "Oh yeah," said Vera. "I told him I was nervous." But not nervous enough.She says she's happy to come over here and come upstairs to his hotel room. After Powers finds her and introduces himself, Vera walks through the lobby with him to take the elevator up to his suite for pre-dinner drinks. Obviously you were pretty quick to bring her up to your room here." Powers: "No, there was no hesitation when we met.

Statistics on the dangers of internet dating

Powers went to work on Tinder looking for local women willing to meet him in his hotel suite.

We set up hidden cameras with microphones stretching from the hotel lobby to the elevator, the hallway leading to the suite, and inside the suite itself.

And Powers has been hard at work looking for dates on Tinder. Matt Doran: "Some of these women have actually already handed you out their physical address." Chris Powers: "Yeah. She said she didn't want to drive -- I said 'I'll pick you up,' and I asked where she lived and she just flat out gave me the address." Now Powers has found the first young woman who is willing to come right to his door.

"I pretty much just said 'Why don't we go out to eat or something, come over to my hotel, we'll have a couple of drinks in my room and then we'll go out from there,'" said Powers. " "I didn't really reveal anything about myself," said Powers.

He allegedly robbed the home of a woman he'd met on an online blind date.

"You have tons and tons of strangers sharing all sorts of details, intimate, sending pictures, sending private information, and it's all available to strangers, with very little proof of you being who you are or what your real intentions are," said Powers.

And she has no idea what could await her behind the door.

Doran: "To be honest I really am grappling with the situation these women are walking into.

"When we pushed for more stringent background checks on online dating sites, one company told us the idea of asking for disclosure was creepy," said Bill Noble, the director of the Safer Online Dating Alliance.

"But what is actually creepy is having these creeps on your site." The numbers are worrisome - and horror stories abound.

Chris Powers, a popular online personality known for his provocative social experiments on You Tube, helped us learn just how reckless some women could be.

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