Spoofed Grindr Accounts Turned One Man’s Life Into a ‘Living Hell’

Final October, Matthew Herrick ended up being smoking a smoke in the front of their western Harlem brownstone if the visitor that is first. As Herrick informs it, the person innocently squeezed the buzzer for Herrick’s apartment. He then asked matter-of-factly if Herrick was the only whom’d been interacting him over for sex with him via the hookup app Grindr, and who’d minutes earlier invited. Herrick stated which he hadn’t—he hadn’t even looked at the software in a week—and asked how a complete complete stranger also knew their title. That is as soon as the guy pulled down his phone and showed Herrick a Grindr profile that included a photograph of Herrick inside the home, extracted from their Instagram account, such as the 32-year-old star and model’s face and chest that is bare. Herrick was unnerved. “that is me, but that is maybe not me personally,” he recalls saying. Continue reading Spoofed Grindr Accounts Turned One Man’s Life Into a ‘Living Hell’