My Facebook profile had been taken to have times on Tinder – and there’s nothing i could do

My Facebook profile had been taken to have times on Tinder – and there’s nothing i could do

Whenever a fraudster utilized her Facebook pictures to setup fake internet dating accounts, Lana Price assumed that those sites will be prepared to assist her stop them. As it happens, she couldn’t have now been more incorrect

By Kara Gammell

Whenever Lana Price* received a text from a close buddy in London saying he’d seen her photos on Tinder, she assumed it had been a laugh.

It wasn’t until her friend sent her a screen shot of a woman known as ‘Lilly’ from the dating application that she started initially 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 focused on just exactly what damage this fraudster could possibly be doing to my image”.

Lana is self-employed and her professional Facebook profile is associated with her individual one, therefore just deactivating her account wasn’t an alternative, because it would harm her company.

In addition to this, she actually is in a relationship. So some body situated in London and making use of her image to attract guys, made her feel profoundly uncomfortable. Continue reading “My Facebook profile had been taken to have times on Tinder – and there’s nothing i could do”