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Per Pro Publica: In 2014, Papamechail became familiar to sex crimes detectives again.This time, a woman he met through Plentyof Fish accused him of raping her on their first date.Public Act 97-0578 became effective January 1, 2012 which requires retroactive registration for sex offenders.A sex offender or sexual predator, who has never previously been required to register under the Illinois Sex Offender Registration Act, has a duty to register if the person has been convicted of any felony offense after July 1, 2011.
Most victims, almost all women, met their male attackers through Tinder, Ok Cupid, Plentyof Fish or Match.
In a statement to Pro Publica, a Plentyof Fish spokesperson said the company "does not conduct criminal background or identity verification checks on its users or otherwise inquire into the background of its users."" data-reactid="13"According to a new story from Pro Publica and Columbia Journalism Investigations (CJI), many of these platforms require users to indicate that they haven't committed "a felony or indictable offense (or crime of similar severity), a sex crime, or any crime involving violence." That's from Plentyof Fish's terms of services, which also stipulates that users have to confirm that they aren’t "required to register as a sex offender with any state, federal or local sex offender registry." But there's currently no mechanism to check if users are lying.
In a statement to Pro Publica, a Plentyof Fish spokesperson said the company "does not conduct criminal background or identity verification checks on its users or otherwise inquire into the background of its users."That gap allowed Susan Deveau to meet Mark Papamechail, both in their early fifties, in late 2016.
The claim put him in county jail without bail for two years; he was eventually acquitted after a weeklong jury trial.
Still, law enforcement officials raised his sex offender status to the state’s most dangerous category, Level III, deeming him highly likely to offend again.All persons suffering from a mental disorder, which the mental disorder has existed for a period of not less than one year, coupled with criminal propensities to the commission of sex offenses, and who have demonstrated propensities toward acts of sexual assault or acts of sexual molestation of children, are hereby declared sexually dangerous persons.Sexually Dangerous People are required to register every 90 days for natural life.Any changes in an offender’s registration must be made within three days with the law enforcement agency who has jurisdiction.