The episode looked at the story of Liz Todd, who met a man called Christopher Heayns (who she believed to be Christopher Smith) on dating site Plenty Of Fish.During their relationship, Heayns asked Todd to rent a lavish house under his name and Todd was also found to have paid his bills and housekeeping staff’s wages, while Heayns spent her money using five credit cards he took out in her name on prostitutes, strippers, hotels and fancy trips to London.He met Mitat’s family, and proposed marriage, showing them bank statements to prove his intentions were serious.“He was a normal person,” Mitat recalls, though she says he did make her swap her regular choice of clothing — tight jeans and t-shirts – for long dresses.After they were married, the couple traveled to Dubai, and from there to Jalalabad in Afghanistan to meet Ahmed’s family.
But instead of bringing love and contentment, their marriage left Islam trapped in a living nightmare.
In the first episode, Channel 4 spoke to a number of victims of online fraud, including one woman who set up a fake Facebook profile to monitor her niece.
Earlier this week, the second episode of My Online Nightmare aired, which focused on the fraudsters who embark on fully-fledged relationships with their victims.
“But there he is, saying, ‘Hey, I was just thinking about you.’” “The person on the receiving end may believe that they are at fault and unnecessarily question what they have said or done.
They may also become reluctant to form romantic relationships or be less trusting.” Experts say that if you aren’t comfortable with the amount of contact, or you are left wanting more, look elsewhere.
‘Breadcrumbing’ is the newest trend that is taking over the dating world.