Woman sues Match.com: Match calls the $10M suit 'absurd'

Woman sues Match.com: Mary Kay Beckman, the woman suing Match.com for $10 million dollars, has no case, says Match.com. In her lawsuit, she alleges that her Match.com date tried to kill her.

Melanie Stetson Freeman / The Christian Science Monitor / File
Jane and Howard start their first date at The Drip. About 25 dates a night happen at the coffee bar. A woman is suing Match.com for failing to warn her of the dangers of Internet dating, after a man she met on Match.com brutally stabbed her.

A Las Vegas woman is suing Match.com for $10 million after she was matched with a man who hid in her garage and brutally attacked her. Match.com says she has no legal basis for her lawsuit.

Mary Kay Beckman filed suit in U.S. District Court on Friday, accusing Match.com of failing to disclose the dangers of online dating.

She said she'd known Wade Ridley only eight days when she broke up with him in September 2010. Four months later, he stabbed her 10 times. He later was charged with murdering a woman in Phoenix. He died in prison last year.

Match.com said in a statement Monday that Beckman's experience was horrible but the lawsuit is "absurd." It said Beckman was a victim of a "sick, twisted" man with no known criminal record.

Match.com, the world's leading online dating and relationship company for over 15 years, markets itself as having gained "insight" into relationships from its millions of successful matches.

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