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"And all this time I didn't know who was going to show up at my door, or what they were expecting.

"Plenty of Fish didn't care, the police couldn't do anything - I felt all alone and terrified.

Miss Davis added: "I went to the app to complain, but Plenty of Fish were useless.

There is no phone number to call them on other than one in the United States and that went right to a voicemail.

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They have also told how they felt let down by the police, and those behind the apps, who did not seem interested in taking action.

A Sun Online investigation has probed crime data from police forces across the country, revealing the depth of serious crimes linked to apps such as Tinder, Grindr and - but it's Plenty of Fish which is linked to the most reported crimes.

Plenty of Fish boasts three million users worldwide and is free to use by anyone.

"It just left me feeling so unsafe, like I didn't know who was doing this or why." The catfish profile received more than 40 approaches in a couple of hours, claiming she was "looking for some fun times!!!! She went to the police right away, but was shocked to find they couldn't help.

Miss Davis added: "The police just told me to be careful online, to take my Facebook down, to change my number and stuff like that." She claims that cops said they were unable to put the resources into tracing the malicious user, and that they may not have committed a crime.