Police: Maryland man knowingly transferred HIV to women he met online 04/16/2019 5:02 pm PDT Comments WITI / Frederick County via WITI: FREDERICK, Md. (WITI) -- A Maryland man was arrested after police said he knowingly transferred HIV to multiple women he met through online dating, WUSA reported. Police arrested Rudolph Smith 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. MORE: Police: Maryland man knowingly transferred HIV to women he met online - WITI #Assault #Maryland #RecklessEndangerment #WITI Related Stories HIV-positive worker accused of sexually abusing 8 teens at immigrant facility Man admits to contracting HIV to infect others Woman charged with giving HIV to child Man gets 30 years for sexually assaulting children, exposing them to HIV Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.