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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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A Victorian man who used a fake name to hunt for victims to rob on Grindr was foiled by a former high school classmate who notified police. Thomas Samas sent “sexualised” messages to 37 Grindr users under the pseudonym “Timothy Hines” in March this year, the Whittlesea Leader reported. The 22-year-old asked the Grindr users …

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A man was allegedly held against his will and forced to jump from a moving car after a man he met on Grindr became “erratic” and “paranoid”, a court has heard. Steven Matthew Lonesborough allegedly picked up the man from his Wollongong home on October 11. He drove the man to Nowra on New South …

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A gay man from Dublin, Ireland, has opened up about a violent homophobic attack he experienced after arranging a meetup on Grindr. Marc Power was talking to a man on the hookup app and arranged to meet him on Tuesday at a Dublin cinema, local media reported. However, when he arrived at the location he …

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Grindr fails keep on coming, despite no doubt, the best intentions of users. But, people are people, with a range of frailties, and how lucky is that? Otherwise, we’d have nothing to laugh about. Scroll down for the screen grabs Grindr is home to spammers, scammers, bots, and bigots, but it also offers social and …

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Hookups can be fairly simple affairs, but they can also go terribly wrong, as one Reddit user discovered. Reddit user femboyfatale123 took to the online forum to share the story, which began while he was staying in an airport hotel. “This morning I was super horny and really wanted hook up with a local guy …

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A Catholic priest who is accused of stealing nearly $100,000 from donations to his church allegedly used part of the money to pay men on Grindr for sex. Police arrested Reverend Joseph McLoone, previously the pastor at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, on August 21 on felony theft charges. Prosecutors accuse the 56-year-old of …

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A Gold Coast dentist has appeared in court after allegedly using a metal dog collar to choke a man during a Grindr meetup. The court heard dentist Hilary Leonard Knight, 68, and his co-accused, Braddon Ian Carter, plead not guilty to charges including deprivation of liberty and assault occasioning in bodily harm, AAP reported. It …

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