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Old 01-28-2013, 12:08 AM
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Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

"Here's the story of a date that's probably not going to make it into one of Match.com's television ads.

Mary Kay Beckman first met Wade Ridley after the online service paired the two up in September 2010, and knew him for only 10 days before breaking up with him. Four months later, according to Courthouse News Service, on the night of Jan. 21, 2011, Ridley hid in her garage and eventually attacked her, stabbing her 10 times and kicking her in the head. Beckman is now suing Match.com for $10 million, citing negligence, negligent misrepresentation, deceptive trade, failure to warn and negligent infliction of emotional distress."*

A woman is suing Match.com after a man she was dating whom she met through the dating site attempted to murder her, stabbing her several times. But is it fair to sue the website for that?

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Old 01-28-2013, 01:45 AM
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The guy looks like a demented Bruce Dickinson!

Maybe he needed some more cowbell! When you got the fever, that's the prescription!

*Here is a little more information*

Woman Sues Match.Com After Date Attacks Her

January 25, 2013

A Las Vegas woman is suing Match.com for $10 million, after the online dating service allegedly paired her with a man who stabbed her 10 times in the face and chest in an attempt to kill her.

Mary Kay Beckman, 50, claims in a lawsuit filed earlier this month that she joined the website looking for a, "healthy loving relationship," but instead was nearly killed.

Beckman says she went on a few dates in October 2011 with Wade Ridley, but after ending the relationship came home one day to find him in her garage with a knife.

Ridley "brutally stabbed [Beckman] 10 times with a knife about her head, face and upper body, until the overwhelming force he applied to the stabbing caused the knife to break," according to court documents.

According to her lawsuit, Ridley then, "stomped and kicked," her in the head until she, "stopped making the gurgling noise," and left her for dead.

A neighbor found Beckman and she was rushed to the hospital where she endured multiple surgeries over several weeks.

While Beckman was in the hospital, Ridley was arrested for the murder of an Arizona woman, also an ex-girlfriend. Many of the details of Beckman's attack came from Ridley himself when police later questioned him.

He told police he waited for Beckman in her garage and had killed the other woman because he felt they had both jilted him, according to an arrest report.

Ridley, who had no prior record of dangerous crimes, was convicted of the other murder and died in jail last year while serving a 70-year sentence.

Match.com argues the lawsuit is frivolous and says it offers tips for safe dating on the site. Online dating is no less safe than meeting someone "at a bar or at church," said Match spokeswoman Eva Ross.

"What happened to Mary Kay Beckman is horrible, but this lawsuit is absurd," Ross said in a statement. "The many millions of people who have found love on Match.com and other online dating sites know how fulfilling it is. And while that doesn't make what happened in this case any less awful, this is about a sick, twisted individual with no prior criminal record, not an entire community of men and women looking to meet each other."

In her suit, Beckman says the tips posted on the Match.com site do not go far enough and the company needs to overtly warn users of potential dangers.

*Of course the guy isn't going to say he's crazy! She should have known by the beady eyes! Ted Bundy had them!

I just got the attachment yesterday or he could have used it.*

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Old 01-28-2013, 08:40 AM
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Re: Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

there's no way a website can prevent such cases so suing them is stupid imo.
this scenario can also happen when two people meet in a bar or rest.

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Re: Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

Immediately thought of Mark Twitchell. He actually killed someone, and as far as I know, plenty of fish was never sued. Completely agreed with kellyhound, nothing can be done to know what someone intends to do on a dating site, nor can they predict what the hell's gonna happen between two people who meet on their site. I would be amazed if this makes it very far, let alone winning.

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Re: Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

Thats like saying DR is responsible for future gore because us sick fucks watch it.


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Re: Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

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Thats like saying DR is responsible for future gore because us sick fucks watch it.

No. It would be like filing a lawsuit against a casino for losing all your money.

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Re: Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

This case will not go to trial. It will settle. Match.com would face terrible publicity (even more than this story) if they dragged this case on and they'd end up losing a lot more than whatever amount they are going to settle for (I'm guessing $1,000,000) give or take.

The guy looks like a nut though, not sure what she was thinking.

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Re: Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

Maybe she should've gone out in the real world and met someone instead of an internet dating site, dumb whore.

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Re: Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

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Maybe she should've gone out in the real world and met someone instead of an internet dating site, dumb whore.
Yeah, no one ever gets killed by people they meet in the real world.

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Re: Match.com Sued When Date Ended in Murder Attempt

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Maybe she should've gone out in the real world and met someone instead of an internet dating site, dumb whore.
She met an internet dating site ? Or did you mean the internet site is to blame ?

Either way, LET'S BLAME SPOONS FOR THE FAT CRYSIS IN THE US. HELL YEA

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