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Crime Watch Daily investigates: Would you go into a Vegas hotel room alone with a stranger you just met on a dating app?
Millions of single people are looking for a relationship using dating sites and apps.
'This emerging threat appears to be a result of the increasing popularity of online dating – including free and subscription services, dating websites, apps and 'hook up' services- combined with the behaviours and expectations fostered by an online environment.'Catherall and Jefferys were described as being fond of one another, and were becoming increasingly close.
We conducted the operation in Las Vegas, which poses a higher danger level than most other cities for young female online daters because it attracts a high number of out-of-town men looking for some action.
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.