• George Zimmerman banned from popular dating app

    By: Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    A Tinder spokesperson told the The New York Daily News that the dating profile for George Zimmerman has been removed from the app. 

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    According to the report, Zimmerman had a phony profile and using a fake name “Carter.”

    In screen grabs captured by Creative Loafing Tampa, Zimmerman described himself as a self-employed consultant and a graduate from Liberty University.

    According to The Washington Post, Zimmerman was blocked and banned from Bumble in 2018.

    Zimmerman was acquitted in 2013 of second-degree murder after fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was unarmed and walking back from a convenience store in Sanford, Florida.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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