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Dating Online? A Researcher Shares How To Fact-Check Dating Profiles

Joe Hren and Cathy Knapp

(Indiana Newsdesk)

It's Valentine's Day so we're talking about love and relationships.

About 40 percent of Americans have used online dating, but one of the problems is you are almost always completely unfamiliar with the person. So how can you find out if the person is who he or she says they are?

Dating sites obviously don't do background checks. But there are some free tools you can use if you want to be an amateur sleuth.

Join Indiana Newsdesk's Joe Hren and our newsroom researcher Cathy Knapp for more:

Go here to search Indiana marriage records.

Find Indiana divorce and bankruptcy filings here.

Search this state directory of business owners.

Use this link to get to the FBI sex offender registry.

Want to contact your legislators about an issue that matters to you? Find out how to contact your senators and member of Congress here.

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