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Manti Te'o

Physics Professor Catfished By Super Model Imposter, Lands In Jail For Drug Smuggling

If you thought Manti Te’o was the only one foolish enough to be catfished in an online relationship, then you haven’t heard 68-year-old theoretical particle physicist Paul Frampton’s story.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2013

Catfish illustration (CBS)

Think You Can’t Get ‘Catfished’ Online? 2 Women Tell Their Stories

Move over, Manti Te’o. Two women tell CBS 2′s Brad Edwards how they were duped online by “men” they never met in person.


Manti Te'o. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Manti, Catfishing And A Plausible Theory

It can happen. What Manti Te’o is saying happened to him can, and does, happen.

670 The Score–01/17/2013