CATFISHING hit the news once once again yesterday as twisted nursing assistant Adele Rennie had been jailed for a moment time for the sinister online criminal activity.
The 28-year-old, of Kilmarnock, was initially locked up in 2017 after she admitted a sequence of offences which saw her target ladies while posing as being a hunky male medical practitioner.
However the вЂHellвЂ™s AngelвЂ™ had been straight right back at it again simply days after released from jail вЂ” this time around pretending to become a dishy male attorney into the scam that is dating.
But just what drives individuals to commit the electronic age criminal activity?
Dr Chris Hand, a lecturer in therapy at Glasgow Caledonian University, stated individuals who catfish tend to get very in the triad that is dark вЂ” which prices peopleвЂ™s narcissism, psychopathic tendencies and pleasure in manipulating individuals.
He stated: вЂњA large amount of offenders whom commit fraud or self- self- confidence crimes, of which catfishing is certainly one, tend to get quite very during these proportions.
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вЂњYou really find quite high ratings inside the population that is normal the fact that the individual in this instance had been an apparently typical, mundane person in the general public is scarily perhaps not that astonishing.