After a second date, the attorney said the man, who has been convicted six separate times for sexual battery, followed her home and attacked her, KNX 1070’s Chris Sedens reports.
Robert Platt, the attorney for Match.com, said it would have been impossible to weed him out when he signed up and the company is standing by its practices. It would create so many problems by trying to get background information on all these people,” said Platt. Larner’s story has a happy ending, but she warns those who use online dating services.
“If somebody uses their credit card to pay, then they basically run their name through a federal sex offender data bank and through a local county registration bank,” said attorney Mark Webb.
Webb said the woman met the alleged assailant last year at the Urth Cafe in West Hollywood.On Thursday, attorneys for the woman announced they were filing a civil lawsuit against the site.The woman, a Hollywood executive who wants to remain anonymous, said she was sexually assaulted by a man she met through the site, and she wants the site to stop adding users until a sexual predator screening process is installed. I thought we had a lot in common.” The pair met for drinks at 7pm in Brixton, south London, and went for dinner before hailing a cab to the woman’s flat in Clapham Common.The court heard Ramsey pinned her against the wall in the communal entrance hall, punching her repeatedly in the face until she slumped to the ground.