"Dating in New York City is just as hard as trying to get a job or an apartment.
You have to take a risk."The New Jersey law, similar to ones considered in other states, will require online dating services to notify their customers in the state whether criminal background screenings have been conducted.
A Philadelphia man, Jeffrey Marsalis, was accused of raping several women he met through Match.com, and was sentenced in October to at least 10 years in prison. For example, 20 million people use e and 15 million have a profile on However, many people don’t trust the strangers they meet online.A recent study by Pew Research Center in Washington found that 30 percent of online daters search for information about their possible dates before meeting them.This figure rises to 41 percent among 18- to 29-year olds.