Dr Phil January 24 2013
Dr Phil January 24 2013 delved into the seedy world of online dating scams to try to find answers for people who had possibly fallen prey to Internet con artists. Could Dr Phil help these people get to the truth? Plus, learn how to spot online scams.
Dr Phil: Online Dating Deception & Middle Eastern Internet Scammers
Dawn is a woman who wanted desperately to believe that her online boyfriend David was real, despite the numerous red flags, warning signs, and outlandish stories he told her to extract $30,000 in seven months.
Dr Phil: How To Spot Online Scams
Dr Phil shared a list of characteristics you can use to detect an online romance scam. Dawn’s story met almost 100% of the criteria, and she started to accept that she had been duped by a professional con artist.
Dr Phil: Nigerian Internet Romance & Pig Busters
How did Dr Phil gather evidence that finally make Dawn accept the probable truth? Find out the tools he used and the information he uncovered that could help prevent this type of scam from happening to someone else.
Dr Phil: Marine Online Dating Facebook Engagement To Scam Artist?
A Marine fell in love on the Internet but was separated from his girlfriend while deployed overseas. When they reconnected, they got engaged on Facebook, even though they have never met in person before. Should he be suspicious of her excuses?
Dr Phil: Social Media Scams & Online Dating Relationship Fraud
Social media scams are easy to perpetrate, and Dr Phil questioned Jen, the girlfriend who called in during the show, about whether she was telling the truth. He gave her an easy out if she was ready to drop the ruse. Did she take his offer?
Dr Phil Update: Jen Johnson Real Or Fake & Love Scam Dating Advice
Dr Phil’s producers shared an update on this show: what happened after the show, when Craig was set to meet his online girlfriend in person for the first time? Plus, get Dr Phil’s final words of advice for dating on the internet.