May 2, 2016
Barbara says she wants to spend the rest of her life with a man she met online, whom she calls “David Chris Jr.”
As it turns out, Barbara didn’t meet “David” on a dating site. Instead, she says her “cousin” sent her a private message on social media, with a link to “David’s” page purporting to offer government grants.
“She came on and asked me if I had heard about this government grant. And I said no. And she was telling me, I don’t remember how much money she got, but she said she was trying to figure out what to do with all the money,” Barbara tells Dr. Phil.
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“Did you pick up the phone and call her right away to say, ‘Tell me more about this’?” Dr. Phil asks.
“No, we messaged back and forth,” Barbara says. “She said you should get ahold of him.”