Updated: Jun 5, 2019
Looks like Dallas is becoming the new Florida!Casual hook ups have been put on hold for Grindr users in Dallas, TX. Authorities state a group of adolescences scammed, assaulted, and robbed participants who were looking for genuine love in the LGBT community.
Tricked members say once messaged, the attackers lured them to discreet locations; and then began to either beat or car jack them. Dallas County has identified the trio as; Daryl Henry, Michael Atkinson, and Pablo Ceniceros-Deleon. Sadly, homosexual catfishing has been a pattern for many abductions since the app originated.
According to ABC News, Federal prosecutors said they lured at least nine “dates” to a vacant apartment. Some victims said they were beaten, robbed, sexually assaulted and called homophobic slurs, according to a superseding indictment unsealed this week. The victims ranged in age from 19 to 57.
At least one of the men said they were kidnapped and held for ransom and another said the suspects smeared human waste on them.
Police deemed their actions a hate crime and plead them guilty of taking advantage of ones vulnerability. Victims can as of today be in relief knowing the following delinquents plan to serve up to 23 years in maximum prison. Though their crime has ceased, the implementation of safety needs to be used for every pleasure based social site.