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“The opportunity for the public to become exposed to all sorts of apps and crime has increased.“We proactively encourage those who believe they have been victims of these types of crimes to come forward and the public can have confidence we will deal with such incidents in an appropriate manner.” County Durham and Darlington’s Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner, Ron Hogg urged dating agencies to do more to tackle the problem.
"They are effectively saying they expect their female staff to flirt with customers.
On closer inspection, the sign outside the Southern Cross pub in Marton, Middlesbrough, reads: “The naked truth about our waitresses is they only flirt with you to get a better tip.” On Monday, parent company Greene King said: “We apologise for displaying this inappropriate sign.
“We took it down on Sunday and would like to say sorry to anyone who was offended.” The sign caused a furore on Twitter, with people calling it “disrespectful” and “offensive”. they want their sexist advertising back.” Emma Chesworth, a Teesside female rights campaigner, said: “If you have to use that to sell your product then you must be desperate.
In 2016, a heartbroken County Durham pensioner was left with nothing – “not even a slice of bread” – after being targeted by internet scammers thought to have been operating from another country.
The Northern Echo understands that the statistics provided by Durham Constabulary, North Yorkshire Police, Cleveland Police and Northumbria Police may not reflect the extent of the issue, with the true figures likely to be considerably higher.
"Grindr encourages users to report suspicious and threatening activities.