Another incident of a dating app scam has come to light where a man was compelled to pay a ₹22,000 restaurant bill in Pune. The man shared the incident on the X platform (foremrly Twitter) which has gone viral.
Several netizens responded to the thread. Most of the X users said that the girl was allegedly hired by the restaurant owner.
“Hired by the bar management. This is a common strategy these days where the bar owner and management get young and attractive girls to match rich folks on Bumble and get them in their restaurant for dinner dates and then loot them with exorbitant pricing, blackmail, etc,” a user wrote.
Another user wrote, “I think the girl was hired by the bar itself. It’s an extremely common strategy. They hire girls to lure men and charge them huge amounts in the name of these activities”.