But they all had sketchy bios and no shared interests. "I sent them messages and out of the three accounts I encountered in that string of that session, I got a reply from two of them.
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On Twitter, it's not hard to find users complaining about the practice: Still, Narang says there's another problem.
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
Attempts at finding out more from the contact number on the csapprove site led to a terse exchange with a Florida-based customer service agent and manager who said they couldn't talk unless I had an account and was charged.
In March, Tinder co-founder Sean Rad told the Tinder didn't have problems with fake or spam accounts because users must have Facebook accounts.