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latest grindr scam

The latest Grindr scam is a simple rebranding of the previous ‘criminal check’ ruse. That scam probably became less effective over time. So, scammers have now changed the name of the charity supposedly offering criminal checks on potential Grindr hook-ups. The scam previously came to light about a year ago. Grindr users reported receiving messages …

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Police have charged a Perth man with a child abuse offence after two vigilantes posed as a 14-year-old on Grindr and lured him to a park. WA Police said a man in his 20s created the fake Grindr profile, pretending to be a 14-year-old boy. The 61-year-old man from the south-east Perth suburb of Camillo …

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A Brisbane man who chained up and brutally raped a man he met on Grindr has received a six year prison sentence. The Queensland District Court heard Ian Robert Madden met the victim on the gay app last April, the Courier-Mail reported. The pair agreed to meet up for oral sex at Madden’s Brisbane home. …

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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 …

Grindr date

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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