In 2013, former notre dame linebacker manti te'o' was at the center of what deadspin reported as a hoax, in which the story of his girlfriend, and her death, was fabricated merriam-webster officially added the term in 2014. Gridiron player manti te'o not the only victim of online dating fraud gridiron player manti te'o is not the only person to be duped by an online relationship it happens more often than people admit, says a psychologist.
Whatever happened with manti te'o, online dating scams are real there has been a lot of speculation about whether notre dame linebacker manti te’o was the victim of someone claiming online to be. The manti te'o story appears to be a catfish story the reference is to a certain kind of internet dating hoax and comes from a. A year or two ago i got a call from a good friend of mine she told me she had just facebook chatted with matt leinart i am not the biggest sports follower but my dad is a former, albeit for a short time, nfl quarterback and.
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As sports fans and others try to unravel the truth behind the bizarre case of notre dame football star linebacker manti te'o and the supposed death of an online girlfriend who may or may not have existed, cyber security experts and psychologists say the story is a reminder that online-dating scams abound.
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