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Dangerous company: The potential risks of internet dating and just how to safeguard yourself

Police think Ingrid Lyne, a Seattle-area mother of three, had been the target of homicide after dismembered keeps had been discovered each day after her disappearance.

Each day join and log on to online dating sites with the belief that their efforts to find love and companionship are safe and secure unlike singles in the ’70s, who cruised bars and discos and risked looking for love in all the wrong places, tens of millions of singles.

However the murder that is apparent dismemberment of Ingrid Lyne, a 40-year-old Seattle-area mom of three, has delivered shockwaves through the entire cyber-romance world, with numerous begging the question: Is anyone safe?

Lyne disappeared final Friday after leaving to fulfill a romantic date, who police identified as John Robert Charlton, 37. Her ex-husband reported her missing on Saturday — and a dismembered body, including a head that is severed base tentatively recognized as Lyne’s, had been found Monday in a recycling container in Seattle’s Central District. Friends said Lyne came across Charlton a few months early in the day through an as-yet-unnamed on the web dating site. Charlton apparently has a lengthy rap sheet, including misdemeanor assaults — however it’s not likely their dating profile pointed out that detail.

So, how will you protect your self once you try internet dating?

Bruce Anderson, manager of Cyber Intelligence & Investigations, encourages cyber-daters to conduct a history check.

“You must always do a background check up on anyone that you will be dating,” Anderson told “You should think about employing a investigator that is[private to run a background check and criminal check into the person, along with a deep plunge (OSINT) Open supply Intelligence Search. (more…)