Tinder literally refers to a flammable material; a dry substance ready to burn.That name couldn't be more appropriate for a dating app with a problem that could leave users steaming.
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Once a user contacts them, a spambot sends enticing programmed messages, tempting to you to join a private session with a live feed of the person undressing.
If you fall for the ploy, you are sent a shortened URL that leads to a site asking for your credit card information to verify your age and begin the cam session.
The landing page invite features a picture of a smiling brunette; if you click to accept the invite you're redirected to a sign-up page requesting your personal information.
And here's where the scam really happens: At the top of the page it says your credit card is needed — just to make sure you're over 18. But it's not: On the bottom of the page, in tiny print, details say you're really being charged as much as $80 a month by a company called