Terri says when someone posing as actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan started romancing her online she gave him thousands of dollars in iTunes cards so they could build a future together. Terri says she turned over access to her bank accounts, and all her social media accounts as well. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Seeking justice?
When deposits started showing up and she was instructed to forward the money to other people, Terri says she realized she’d been tricked into getting involved in an international money laundering scheme. And when her bank froze her accounts, Terri says she went to the authorities to tell them what she knew. WATCH How A Man Says He Tried To Get His Aunt To Recognize She’s Been Catfished By Showing Her Episodes Of ‘Dr. Phil’
“My family won’t talk to me. My bank won’t even let me in my bank. I’m afraid I’m going to get arrested,” she explains. But Terri says she’s still in love with the person she now recognizes as her “scammer.” WATCH Catfishing Scam Used A Hollywood Actor As Bait
“I miss him texting me and telling me that he loved me and that I was special to him,” she continues.
Where does the money trail lead? Watch the video above to find out what the Dr. Phil team discovered when they investigated.
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