Amanda and Alan hired a private investigator to help them uncover the person who had been stealing their social media photos and created fake profiles using Alan’s images as bait to lure dozens of women into online relationships.
The couple says they were shocked to learn that it wasn’t a man, but a 24-year-old woman named Sarah, who was the catfish. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Outrageous news story in your town?
Sarah admits to all of it and apologizes. She claims she can’t explain why she targeted Alan and Amanda but says taking on a different identity “was never meant to be malicious.” WATCH Boyfriend Of Admitted Catfish Says, ‘I Couldn’t Get Her To See Things From My Perspective’
The couple says they came to Dr. Phil because they don’t want to get law enforcement involved – they want Sarah to get help. WATCH ‘We Want You To Get Help,’ Says Victim To Woman Behind Catfishing Scheme
“I think you have experienced trauma in your life,” Dr. Phil tells Sarah in the video above.
When he refers Sarah to Onsite for evaluation and treatment, will she accept?
to find out where you can watch the conclusion of this two-part episode airing Friday. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Ready to confront someone?‘I Didn’t Think There Was Anything We Could Do About It’ Says Man Whose Photos Were Used As Catfish Bait