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The current study is to check the “Catfishing; examining relationship between Machiavellian Belief and Sexual Compulsivity in online dating: Moderated by gender”. A quantitative research design used in the survey method by using a questionnaire. The data taken from individuals on different catfishing adult websites. The sample consisted of 200 individuals through the purposive sampling. A priori power analysis calculated by using G*power analysis 3.1.9 for correlation (Faul, et. al., 2007). These instruments would use to collect the data Machiavellianism scale (Christie & Geis, 1970), sexual compulsivity scale (Kalichman & David Rompa, 2001) and gender taken from demographic variable. The result indicates that there is negative correlation between sexual compulsivity and Machiavellianism. The result of linear regression indicates that there is a significant impact of impact of Machiavellianism on sexual compulsivity. The result revealed the impact of Machiavellianism and gender on sexual compulsivity. The findings reveled that Machiavellianism positively predicted sexual compulsivity. The findings reveled that Machiavellian and gender negatively predicted sexual compulsivity. The results show that there is no difference in married and unmarried on Machiavellianism and sexual compulsivity. In future it will be important to include face-to-face interviews and establish rapport to motivate participants who are catfish to discuss why they changed specific characteristics of their online profile or why they created a completely fake one and why they deceived another person in online relationship.