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.But there's a dark side to online hookups that may be putting men and women in peril.
I just walked right into the elevator, walked right up." Powers could be an ax murder or serial rapist for all Vera knows.
And she has no idea what could await her behind the door.
Way too trusting for their own safety, according to online dating crime statistics that show Internet predators are committing more than 16,000 abductions, 100 murders and thousands of rapes each year across America.
And here's one more disturbing statistic: a staggering 10 percent of all known sex offenders use online dating services as their private hunting ground.
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.