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."I lust after younger men the way dirty old men lust after younger girls.I She tells me that she’s been corporeally disloyal in relationships since she started having sex at 16 and has don’t-ask, don’t-tell permission to frolic with other lovers from her "nerd" husband of nearly two decades, with whom she has several children.Other lonely hearts complained that they were inundated with messages, then when they paid the subscription fee to reply interest in their profile dried up completely.John Isaacs, who spent £4,000 on dating sites looking for love after his divorce, said: "All of a sudden, the number of hits that I experienced just dissolved.For years, our collective narrative of the errant housewife has run thusly: Neglected by her aloof or abusive husband and dying a slow death from her suburban prison, she falls into the arms of a dashing, romantic gentleman.
One perfect match was “Kazb”, who was using a photograph of Karen Bartke, an actress appearing in several prime-time dramas, including Monarch of the Glen.
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.
BIG THICK [rhyming masculine body part] NEED APPLY!!! My first e-mail blitz, which doesn’t specify that I’m a journalist hoping to interview subjects, nets me a grand total of zero replies. I change tack and name-drop Yet a few replies roll in. (Identifying details have been obscured or altered slightly to ensure anonymity, and all names are fictitious.) She lists her weight at well over 200 pounds, her limits are "Anything Goes," and her tagline is "I’m too much for you." And what is she looking for? I’m not here at AM to meet someone for the opera, I assure you."What the hell is going on here?
What, exactly, is compelling these married women to set up "sexy dates" in droves, aside from easy Internet access?