Fake dating photo
Pictures, names, email addresses, dates of birth and detail of the sexual orientation of unsuspecting members of the public are being purchased by dating websites to create false profiles of attractive people, it has been claimed.
Panorama purchased the data of 10,000 people from Usdate – a company which sells profiles to sites - and found it included photographs of Brad Pitt, Michael Caine and Rick Stein.
Profiles with little to no personal information such as interests or personality traits, may be trying to hide something or create a sham persona.
It also helps if you can see the IP and email address, which we usually cross-reference across available databases.
He said: "We'd steal someone's identity through say My Space or something, we'd take someone from a totally different country, ie. “We'd take the person's photos online and we'd start knocking out messages.
It was all fake and under the pretence that it was real." Global Personals said that since 2010 it has ensured that the site is free of pseudo accounts.
Please note that this service is designed to clarify and improve your relationship, and not to check on a potentially fake profile.
Whatever is the reason, there is no dating site in the online Universe that never had a fake profile in its database.Users can search based on nationality, traits like "easy going," and gender, or can simply enter a name and see if they're in the database.When users click a result to "arrange a date," they're taken to the person's public Facebook profile.However, on one of their sites, Flirt Naughty, investigations uncovered 198 profiles of women within five miles Hogha Gerraidh in the Western Isles.In reality fewer than 100 people live within five miles of the tiny hamlet.