But a bailout of the company during the 2008 financial crisis left it in the control of the US Treasury Department.RELATED: Senate Democrats call for hearings on workplace sexual misconduct Bonnin claims former IT department manager Joseph King hired her in July 2016, with no work experience in IT, shortly after they met at the strip club where she worked.Bumble isn’t releasing figures on its active user base, but after passing the 500,000 mark two or three months ago, it has been growing at a week-over-week clip of as much as 15 percent.
King assured plaintiff that he would ‘take care of it,’ ” the lawsuit says.
In the fall of 2017, Bonnin sought and received a protective court order against King after he entered her apartment without her permission, according to the lawsuit.
The two would leave the office for hours at a time, and on several occasions for most of the day.
King took plaintiff on ‘business’ trips to Texas — although there was no business justification for doing so — which required approval from King’s supervisor,” the lawsuit says.
” A Bumble user can win a VIBee badge in as little as a day or as long as a month, depending on usage, she said.