Is catfishing a crime? What is the likely sentence if convicted

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    answered on 27/02/2017

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    It depends on what you were doing on the various accounts. The improper use of social media is not necessarily itself a crime but this really depends on the specific facts and how you obtained the information on the various accounts. Further, it can potentially give rise to various offences including deceit, criminal breach of trust or fraud.

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