Woman Claims Mother Is Naïve, Says Scammers Tell Her ‘Exactly What She Wants To Hear’
“I want a man who is a Christian. Doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke, doesn’t swear,” says Lois. Her daughter, Candice, says that Lois is “naïve” and claims that her mother is broke after giving away upward of $100,000 to catfish she has met, and fallen in love with, online.
“These scammers tell my mom exactly what she wants to hear,” says Candice, adding, “They start telling her she’s beautiful. They tell her that they will take care of her – that she can retire.”
WATCH: ‘It’s Just All Made Up,’ Says Dr. Phil To Woman Who Claims Her Online Fiancé Is Stuck In Nigeria
In part two of this three-part Dr. Phil, Lois learned that her former fiancé, “Fred,” was not who he claimed to be and appears to be catfishing women online while using photographs of Mark – a man from North Carolina. Today, Dr. Phil introduces Lois to Stephen, whose photos Lois says she believes to be those of her current online fiancé, “Paul.” Lois says she has never met “Paul” in person and says he claims to be stuck in Nigeria.
Tune in to the conclusion of this three-part Dr. Phil airing Wednesday to find out what happens when Lois and Stephen meet. Check here to find your local listing.