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Feds Sue Tinder Parent For Catfishing Free Accounts

CNBC reports: The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday sued Match Group, the online dating service company that owns Tinder, OKCupid and other dating sites, alleging that it used fake love interest advertisements to trick consumers into buying paid subscriptions. Shares of Match Group dropped as much as 7% on the news, before recovering to be down around 3%. Match …

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Woman Claims Ex-BF GOP State Rep Used Her Nude Photos To Lure Men Into “Graphic” Instagram Chats

Politico reports: A former girlfriend of Illinois state Rep. Nick Sauer has filed an official complaint accusing the first-term Republican of creating a fake Instagram account and populating it with nude photos of her to lure men into “graphic” discussions. According to the complaint filed by ex-girlfriend Kate Kelly with the Office of the Legislative Inspector General and obtained by …

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