My Facebook profile ended up being taken to have times on Tinder – and you’ll find nothing I am able to do

My Facebook profile ended up being taken to have times on Tinder – and you’ll find nothing I am able to do

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

By Kara Gammell

12:03PM BST 07 Might 2015

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

It wasn’t until her friend delivered her a screen shot of a woman known as ‘Lilly’ from the app that is dating 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 ended up being no mistaking that this is an imposter.

“I was horrified”; she said. “Every second that passed, I became more focused on exactly just exactly what harm this fraudster could possibly be doing to my image”.

Lana is self-employed and her professional Facebook profile is connected to her individual one, therefore merely deactivating her account wasn’t an alternative, because it would harm her company. Continue reading