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A 25-year-old man has received a suspended prison sentence after blackmailing a closeted grandfather he met on Grindr. A judge handed UK man Kieran Thurling the 20-month jail term, suspended for two years, after threatening to out the older man to his ex-wife, children and grandchildren unless he paid him. The victim was exploring his …

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Grindr will remove the controversial race and ethnicity filter from its app, after user feedback and to support the Black Lives Matter movement. The company posted a message to social media amid the ongoing protests across the US sparked by the killing of unarmed black man George Floyd. “We will not be silent, and we …

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The owners of gay dating app Grindr will sell it for about $US608.5 million ahead of a June deadline to divest. Beijing Kunlun said earlier Friday it agreed to sell its 98.59% stake in the app to San Vicente Acquisition LLC. The parent company of GROWLR also sold this week. The Committee on Foreign Investment …

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Former rugby player Casey Conway has shared screenshots of racist abuse he copped on his first day on gay hookup app Grindr. The model and youth worker, who’s of Aboriginal Australian descent, took to Twitter to share the cringeworthy encounter from “day one” on the app. The other user had hit him up early one …

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Police have charged three teenagers with murder and kidnapping after the death of Canberra man Peter Keeley on the south coast of New South Wales. On February 2, a dog walker found the man’s body in bushland in the small coastal town of Broulee. NSW Police have since identified him as Canberra father and auctioneer …

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Kevin Bacon, a 25-year-old Michigan hairdresser disappeared Christmas Eve. He left his home at 5 pm telling his best friend and housemate he had a Grindr date. Later, he texted to let her know he’d be late as he was having fun. Michigan Live reported that when Kevin failed to show for Christmas dinner the …

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Prosecutors in New South Wales earlier this month dropped charges against the man accused in the Grindr rape of a thirteen-year-old boy. The man charged with the rape, Moud Ul Hasan Nuri, told the Daily Mail Australia that the case ruined his life. “I lost my reputation, my friends, my family support, my job, everything. …

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A college professor and elder at an anti-gay church is accused of using Grindr to offer students money for fuel in return for sexual favours. Barry Poyner was a communications professor at Truman State University in Missouri. Police charged him with one misdemeanor count of patronising prostitution after a Grindr sting. The 57-year-old had reportedly …

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A gang of 18-year-old thugs in the UK have been jailed after luring gay men on Grindr assaulting and robbing them in vicious homophobic attacks. The teens used fake profiles on the hookup app to lure the four victims to a park in Birmingham. Over three months, the trio “robbed, assaulted and inflicted verbal homophobic …

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A cyber-security firm has warned cyber-scammers are targeting Grindr users by masquerading as victims of homophobic attacks. Experts at ESET Ireland said the scam steals money from its victims by acquiring their credit or debit card details. The Grindr users reported receiving a message from an “attractive looking” person looking to hook up. But once …

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