A Maryland man, namely Rudolph Smith, 34, was arrested on Monday, April 15, for knowingly transferring HIV to women who he met on dating apps, authorities have confirmed.
According to the Fox 5 report, Smith, who is from Frederick, Maryland, was taken into custody on four counts of first-degree assault and reckless endangerment.
He was indicted after a long investigation began after a tip. The investigation went on for 21 months.
Smith was actively had sexual relations with multiple women to who he knowingly transferred HIV positive.
It is not clear how many victims there are, however, several women of them have been identified and contacted.
According to Baltimore's WJZ report, police contacted several victims before bringing the case to a grand jury.
The Frederick Police Department (FPD) is asking people to contact police if they had sexual relationships with the suspect around or after July of 2017.
The victim can contact police at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text 240-674-8477 or can email at [email protected].
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