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Safety fears for online daters as number of catfish treble in a decade

The number of trolls, perverts and scammers on internet dating sites and apps has allegedly trebled within the space of a decade, according to an online dating expert.

Gareth Fosberry, a client of book PR agency Palamedes, fears that the platforms could now be home to three times as many “sinister, exploitative individuals” compared to the early 2000s.

Gareth, whose new comprehensive guide to online dating – Love At First Swipe – has just been published, says the industry,  worth an estimated £14.5billion in the UK, has to do more to tackle what he believes is a growing threat.

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