Mall Cops Catfished Black Lives Matter Activists on Facebook

Security at the Mall of America created fake Facebook profiles to snoop on political activists. Documents obtained by The Intercept show how glorified mall cops catfished Black Lives Matter protest participants by making up a fictional activist persona called "Nikki Larson" and befriending them on Facebook. » 3/18/15 11:40am 3/18/15 11:40am

Woman Discovers Her Photos Have Been Used to Catfish Others for Years

Most of our discussions of catfishing are limited to the catfishers and catfishees, but there's a third category we often forget about: the unwitting catfish-complicit, whose pictures and deets make the catfishing possible, and whose lives also get crappy and complicated when sucked into the mix. » 1/26/15 2:29pm 1/26/15 2:29pm

This Woman Made Up 2 Dozen Family Members in This Real Life Catfish Hoax

Paula Bonhomme spent two years of her life in an online relationship with a man she thought was named Jesse Jubilee James. But after he suddenly died she found out James was actually a woman named Janna St. James. And all of Jesse James' friends who Paula had interacted with? Also fake and played by Janna. Above is… » 4/27/11 8:38pm 4/27/11 8:38pm