The assault left her with 10 stab wounds and multiple surgeries, for which she's seeking compensation.Beckman joined the online service in August 2010 and met her "match," Wade Ridley, a month later.A Charlotte man is suing his ex-wife’s lover as well as a website which he says led to the breakup of his marriage. The Charlotte Observer reported that Robert Schindler is suing the woman’s alleged partner in the affair, along …
Beckman claims Ridley sent threatening texts to her days after the break-up and in January 2011, hid in her garage with a knife, then stabbed and kicked her "several times in the head until she 'stopped making the gurgling noise.'" The force he used was so strong that it caused the knife to break, Beckman said in court documents.
In 2011, the website implemented a screening process for sexual offenders after a woman claimed she was raped by someone she met through the site.
Acknowledging Beckman's lawsuit, issued a statement to a Fox affiliate saying, "What happened to Mary Kay Beckman is horrible but this lawsuit is absurd.
It also highlights a section called "Your Interactions With Other Members," saying users are solely responsible for their interactions and does not currently conduct criminal background checks on its members.
It also provides safety tips to follow, including guidelines for meeting offline.