Cheaters might think they can get away with being unfaithful.

But these text messages show how their infidelity is nearly always found out.

These cheating men and women from around the world were all exposed when they sent incriminating messages to the wrong person - including their unsuspecting partners, the Daily Mail reports.

The texts, which were shared on an online gallery, show how some of the senders tried desperately to wriggle out of their lie before finally being made to confess.

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In one toe-curling exchange a man accidentally texts his girlfriend while trying to arrange a meeting with the 'other woman'.

In another devastating message, a seemingly faithful husband sends his wife the message he had written to break up with his mistress.

Here, we round up some of the most awkward examples...