October 18, 2016
Maddy, 18, says no one is going to stop her from going to Argentina to be with her online “boyfriend” Andres, whom she’s known for 14 months. She says she’s madly in love with him and that he’s promised to help with a place to live, money to spend and getting enrolled in school.
However, Maddy’s parents say they fear that she is being “groomed” by Andres and worry that if she goes to visit him, she may “be sold as a sex slave.”
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The Dr. Phil show hired an investigator to check information provided about Andres and his family. Watch the video above to see what she uncovers. Is Andres who he says he is? Watch more from this episode here.