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"What if he went to meet another girl and convinced her to get the bus or train somewhere? "I said to the police 'what if he'd done this before?
Amy said: “I drove off and he rang me and asked why [I ran away]. ' "At first he said he brought a friend with him because he didn't know I was genuine, then it came out it was a fake name. I used a fake name and fake pictures because I've got a girlfriend and I didn't want her to know'.
"I wondered what he thought I was going to do when I got there and realised he was a different person.
"He sent me a message after I said 'what the hell was your plan when you are bringing three other blokes to meet a girl on her own in a pub car park at night time? Don't contact me again' and blocked his number. "The more I thought of it I realised it was really dodgy." She’s now calling for catfishing to be made illegal, and is sharing her story to highlight the dangers.
' "He asked me not to phone the police and admitted ' I'm disgusted with my thoughts and behaviour tonight'. Amy took to social media to warn others about ‘James’ – and has been bombarded with messages from women saying they’ve been catfished by the same fake profile.
"Something was going to happen but I don't know what." Amy called the police but claims she was told as no one touched her no crime took place.