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          PLAYING What Does An International Investigation Reveal About A 78-Year-Old’s Online Boyfriend?

          What Does An International Investigation Reveal About A 78-Year-Old’s Online Boyfriend?


          November 1, 2016

          Seventy-eight-year-old Irina says three years ago, she met “David Adams” online and fell in love. She says that her boyfriend, who is 20 years her junior and claims to be an American citizen, is currently stranded in Nigeria, and that she has sent him her entire life savings, over $76,000, in an effort to help him return to the U.S. She reached out to Dr. Phil to help bring him home.

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          The Dr. Phil show sent a field producer to Lagos, Nigeria to the address where “David” claims to currently live, and, another producer traveled to an apartment in Bloomfield, New Jersey that “David” claims to own and promised to Irina. Watch the video above to see what happens when each arrive at the locations and knock on the doors.

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