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"It just left me feeling so unsafe, like I didn't know who was doing this or why." The catfish profile received more than 40 approaches in a couple of hours, claiming she was "looking for some fun times!!!! She went to the police right away, but was shocked to find they couldn't help.Miss Davis added: "The police just told me to be careful online, to take my Facebook down, to change my number and stuff like that." She claims that cops said they were unable to put the resources into tracing the malicious user, and that they may not have committed a crime.Among the police forces who did not respond are major city forces such as The Metropolitan Police and Greater Manchester Police - so the figure is in fact significantly higher.And the new statistics also do not include the murders Britain has seen which are linked to dating apps, given that all police forces did not respond, or the different ways in which forces record crimes.
Responding to Miss Davis' story, a Plenty of Fish spokeswoman said: "We take our users' security and privacy very seriously and are committed to protecting their personal and financial information.He even used a picture of Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan to help lure women in.Miss Rowe believes the law should classify her as a victim of a sexual assault, given she was taken into a physical and emotional relationship with the man under false pretences."And all this time I didn't know who was going to show up at my door, or what they were expecting."Plenty of Fish didn't care, the police couldn't do anything - I felt all alone and terrified.
However when she alerted officers to what had happened, they told her he had not committed any crime.