BUSINESS INSIDER - Nov 15 - Are bogus profiles on a dating website illegal? It turns out they may be in a legal gray area. Ashley Madison discloses in its terms of agreement that some of its profiles may be "fictitious." " Ashley’s Angels provide entertainment, attempt to simulate communications with members to encourage more conversation and interaction with users." However, Ashley Madison may get into trouble if somebody can prove its marketing pitches let on that users are getting more than a fantasy.