Serial ‘catfish', 20, set up fake Tinder profile to lure victims into sending ...

Kirsten Wall, 20, pictured leaving Liverpool Crown Court, lured victims into relationships with fake profiles on social media. The process is known as catfishing

Kirsten Wall, 20, pictured leaving Liverpool Crown Court, lured victims into relationships with fake profiles on social media. The process is known as catfishing

A serial 'catfish' who set up a fake Tinder profile to lure victims into sending naked selfies then made vile death threats when her deception was uncovered has been locked.

Kirsten Wall lured victims into relationships with fake profiles on social media - known as catfishing - and sending naked pictures.

The 'social media addict' pretended to be a friend or relative of the bogus personas, but turned 'vindictive' after she was rumbled.

Wall, 20, threatened to distribute the photos, warned of their murder by terrorists and had emergency services called to their homes.

Liverpool Crown Court heard Wall, formerly from Walton, set up a false Tinder account using the name Callum.

She contacted Woman A, a student in Liverpool, and exchanged sexually explicit images by using pictures of an unknown man.

After arranging to meet, Wall cancelled the get-together, said she was Callum's pal and befriended the woman as herself.

Simon Duncan, prosecuting, said Wall also set up a Tinder profile as a woman, Alisha, and exchanged sexual pictures with Man A.

'Alisha' suggested Man A meet Woman A and they formed a real life relationship, then realised Wall had catfished them both.

When confronted, Wall 'flew into a rage' and threatened to send intimate pictures and videos of them to their friends and family.

Kirsten Wall, 20, has been sentenced to four years and two months in a Young Offenders Institution, plus indefinite restraining orders against eight people

Kirsten Wall, 20, has been sentenced to four years and two months in a Young Offenders Institution, plus indefinite restraining orders against eight people

She also contacted Woman A's parents when they were on holiday abroad, pretending to be Callum, saying she was suicidal.

Wall threatened to kill herself, but was arrested by police and accepted using false profiles to engineer the couple's liaison.

Mr Duncan said: 'She described herself as asexual, but said she derived sexual excitement from the arrangements.'

Judge Denis Watson, QC, said Wall was released on bail but used the website Just Eat in 'deliberately spiteful' ways.

She ordered a takeaway to Woman A's home, accompanied by comments saying she was suicidal, so the restaurant contacted police.

Wall also ordered food for Woman A's parents, saying their daughter's life was in danger, and six police officers raided their home.

She threatened the dad: 'Your daughter living in Liverpool is something you are going to regret. People are watching her every move.

'You will be planning her funeral very soon and also will be planning your whole family's. Your social medias are being watched.

'Terrorists know where your son lives, where your wife works and what nursing home your mother is in.

'Your daughter will be murdered soon. No police can protect your family.'

Wall's father first discovered her catfishing when she was 13 and she received on-off counselling, but failed to attend psychiatrist appointments

Wall's father first discovered her catfishing when she was 13 and she received on-off counselling, but failed to attend psychiatrist appointments

Judge Watson said the dad recalled how this 'sent a chill down his spine which he

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