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Tinder Safe Dating Scam: Spambots and Free Trial

Automated bots masquerading as Tinder profiles have been telling users to get verified as part of a clever scam to sell them porn. The spam bot will claim it is a free service and claims you need to verify the person you want to meet. The spam bot will then send a link to a site called “Tinder Safe Dating.” But in reality, the service aims to trick users into giving up their financial information. It does this by asking for credit card information, claiming this will verify the user's age.

Tinder Safe Dating Scam  Spambots and Free Trial
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But, if the online users are not careful, they might miss important details in the fine print that says they will subscribe to free trials of online porn. And, unless the free trials are canceled, the user will be later charged US$118.76 per month.

The Tinder Safe Dating Scam

Tinder Safe Dating Scam

The scammers are probably taking a commission for each referral made. A lot of Tinder Safe Dating” websites have been reported and taken down, but once they are taken down, more spring back up.

Spambots, however, have been a problem on the app for years. Past scams have tried to redirect users to mobile games and adult webcam sites. Tinder warns users to avoid messages that contain links to third-party websites or ask for money or an address.

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Tinder Safe Dating Scam: Spambots and Free Trial