Sex offender dating
I was in shock – I would never have thought that a predator would be allowed on a dating site.But I soon learned that while Match Group has agreed to remove sex offenders from sites like Match.com, they don’t screen for them on any free dating site that they own – including Tinder, Hinge, Ok Cupid, Plenty of Fish, and more.
This legislation was a landmark event and was a great move forward toward securing the protection of our children. Only offenders who were convicted after 1970 and were still under some type of supervision on September 1, 1997. Offenders only have restrictions if they are under supervision (probation or parole).
He usually must re-register every year (sometimes more frequently) and whenever he moves.
Failure to register is generally considered its own criminal offense.
We expect that when we put ourselves on these apps in hopes of finding connection, companies have done the bare minimum to keep us safe. Match Group is allowing anyone their apps – and it’s dangerous and reckless.
It’s time to demand that Match Group step up to protect its users.