You'd think Tinder's biggest audience would be hopeless romantics, and you might be right. But there's another audience out in cyberspace that's all in on the location-based mobile dating app, too - scammers and fraudsters. Make no mistake, Tinder scams stemming from fraudulent activity are the real deal, and the risk of a Tinder member walking away with a compromised identity instead of a date at the local bistro Saturday night are very real. That's not exactly a surprise given that the Tinder app is available in countries, and gets, on average, 1.
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If you are a new Tinder user, you will notice that you are asked enter a phone number to receive a Tinder verification code before you can complete your account registration. You may be wondering at this point - Should I enter my real phone number for Tinder verification code? Is this something safe to do, or do I have any other options to use another number? Or, can I bypass this step completely?
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Back in , Gizmodo filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the FTC for consumer complaints that Tinder users had filed about the dating app. We decided to file a new request. Some complaints were similar to , but there are a few new twists. This is an easy scam to pull off, in part because Tinder has no official customer service phone number available and, according to the complaints, emails to Tinder frequently go unanswered.
It was a quick and easy dating app to download, and it had a range of innovative features that people loved. The best part was, you could use it to find the love of your life or someone to warm your bed for the evening. Swipe left for no, and right for yes.