Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tinder, Inc.
Penalty: 
$19,200,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
June 19, 2019
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: 

Tinder agreed to pay $18 million in cash and credits plus $1.2 million in plaintiffs' legal fees to settle litigation alleging it engaged in unlawful age discrimination when it charged older users of its dating app more than younger users.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Central District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
2:18-cv-3093
Case Name: 
Lisa Kim v. Tinder, Inc. et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
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