Text messages and emails expose one in nine adults as love cheats
One in nine love cheats are caught out by texts and emails, a survey has found.
The explosion of mobile phones and online networking means it has become the modern-day way to catch a love rat.
The survey, carried out on more than 2,000 people by moneysupermarket.com, found that hundreds of adulterers forgot to delete their naughty messages, and four per cent of cheaters even admitted sending a message intended for their lover to their partner by mistake.
The over 55’s are the most likely to be caught, romping ahead with 15 per cent of cheaters caught out electronically, while 6 per cent of 18-24 year olds were text-trapped.
And even one in three of those who stayed faithful said they knew someone who had been caught out this way.
Spokesman for the price comparison website, Rob Barnes, told the Daily Mail: ‘Pre-occupied with their love lives, people seem to forget their internet and mobile phone can become a library of undercover love.
‘It is no surprise people are using these methods to carry out secret affairs. We don’t condone them, but those who are tempted to stray from a partner should ensure they practice safe text. You never know where the texts and emails could end up.