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On Tuesday, Labour MP Ann Coffey will use an adjournment debate to call for the introduction of a new law that will criminalise catfishing, by making it an offence to steal someone’s identity and pose as them online to lure people into sexual relationships.
He said: “The police told us ‘It’s the equivalent of going into a bar in the 1980s, [and] claiming you’re a millionaire when you actually work on the bins.’ I disagree.
After she publicised her case, she said she was contacted by many other women who said they too had been deceived by the same man.
Supporting her petition for catfishing to be made a criminal offence, Ms Rowe said: “He took advantage of my trust and took away my right to choose.
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Recounting the experience on his “killingcatfish” website, Mr Peacock said the catfish preyed on more than 30 women and used images of his niece and nephew to create the image of a family man.