Whenever a fraudster utilized her Facebook pictures to set up fake internet dating accounts, Lana Price assumed that those sites could be willing to assist her stop them. It turns out, she couldn’t have already been more incorrect
By Kara Gammell
Whenever Lana Price* received a text from a buddy in London saying he would seen her photos on Tinder, she assumed it had been a tale.
It wasn’t until her friend delivered her a screen shot of a woman named ‘Lilly’ regarding the dating application that she began to worry.
The Cardiff-based 27-year-old had never opened a Tinder account and hadn’t gone to London for months, generally there had been no mistaking that this is an imposter.
“I was horrified”; she explained. “Every second that passed, I became more concerned about what harm this fraudster might be doing to my image”.
Lana is self-employed and her facebook that is professional profile connected to her individual one, therefore merely deactivating her account wasn’t an alternative, because it would harm her company.
In addition to this, she is in a relationship. So someone located in London and utilizing her image to attract males, made her feel profoundly uncomfortable.
“I hate the notion of males taking a look at my photo and reasoning we’m trying to connect. If my friends have observed these reports with my face to them, whom else has?
“I’m currently in a relationship, the very last thing we’d be doing is searching on a dating website.