Kym Marsh, 43, opened up a few “scary” case of identification theft involving her and ex-husband Jamie Lomas’ eight-year-old daughter Polly Lomas. The Coronation Street actress not too long ago found the faux Instagram account on-line, which had used Polly’s title and picture. Addressing the incident in her OK! journal column, the cleaning soap star defined: “Last week we found that somebody was pretending to be Polly on-line by way of a faux Instagram account. “They used ‘#rp’ to point out it’s a job play account however that doesn’t make any distinction.
“They’re nonetheless utilizing my daughter’s title and my daughter’s picture. It’s identification theft.”
Revealing her shock over the account, Kym added: “Why would anybody wish to fake to be an eight 12 months previous?
“It’s a harmful recreation and it attracts parallels with the tales we uncovered on my upcoming investigative BBC present For Love Or Money, which focuses on romance fraud.”
Kym went on to insist faux accounts needs to be made a “criminal offence” in response.
She continued: “This is what scares me concerning the web – there’s no management over something.
“It needs to be made a felony offence to steal individuals’s identification to arrange faux accounts, significantly when kids are the victims.”
The small-screen star not too long ago loved a summer season break to Pitlochry in Scotland to go to her boyfriend’s household.
Kym was joined on the week lengthy vacation by her youngest daughter Polly and gushed the expertise was a “slice of heaven”.
However, the mum-of-two revealed she obtained spooked when she and Scott took a six-mile run in Perthshire at a forest which she likened to The Blair Witch Project.
Kym commented: “During the six-mile run, it become thick forest – it was like one thing out of The Blair Witch Project and I obtained a bit spooked!
“I turned to Scott a bit scared and requested: ‘Are three bears around here?’”
She continued: “He laughed… luckily he was there to protect me!”
Kym has been courting her Army Major beau Scott since July final 12 months.
She additionally revealed the couple obtained concerned in hill working, bike rides and kettlebell periods throughout their time away in Scotland, as Kym is at present coaching for a charity race.
The actress will likely be participating in a ten-mile race for the Parachute Regimen.
Coronation Street continues tonight at 7.30pm on ITV.