"You have tons and tons of strangers sharing all sorts of details, intimate, sending pictures, sending private information, and it's all available to strangers, with very little proof of you being who you are or what your real intentions are," said Powers.Our online dating expert Chris Powers agreed to be a decoy in an undercover operation Crime Watch Daily set up to find how many young women would throw caution to the wind for a blind date with a guy they know nothing about, except that he's good looking and charming.They've been chatting for just a matter of hours, really, and she's quite comfortable.She says she's happy to come over here and come upstairs to his hotel room. After Powers finds her and introduces himself, Vera walks through the lobby with him to take the elevator up to his suite for pre-dinner drinks. Obviously you were pretty quick to bring her up to your room here." Powers: "No, there was no hesitation when we met.
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.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.Doran: "To be honest I really am grappling with the situation these women are walking into.These are intelligent, worldly women who are letting their emotions cloud their judgment. " "No, I've done it before and it's been fine," said Vera.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.A Crime Watch Daily undercover investigation has found that many women are playing a dangerous game of "romantic Russian Roulette" on Internet dating sites and apps like Tinder, Grindr, Bumble, Zoosk, OKCupid and POF.Tinder users can swipe their way through more than 1.6 billion profiles every day.More than 8 billion matches have been made since Tinder launched three years ago.Chris Powers, a popular online personality known for his provocative social experiments on You Tube, helped us learn just how reckless some women could be.