Rudolph Smith, a resident of Maryland has been arrested after police said he knowingly transferred HIV to multiple women he met through online dating.
Police arrested Randolph after almost two years of collecting evidence to prove he was knowingly exposing women to HIV. Smith is now facing four counts each of first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and knowing transfer of HIV.
Frederick County police are also asking people who had sex with Smith during or after July 2017 to contact them.
Smith started his scheme back in 2017 and used sites such as BackPage and Bumble meet his victims so he could have sexual relations with them. He would use dating apps and websites to meet different women and have sex with them