How Not to Get Hooked by a Catfishing Scam

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High Profile Victim

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o claims he was the victim of catfishing after reports alleged that his online girlfriend never existed. In interviews, Te’o talked at length about the alleged woman, Lennay Kekua, who allegedly died from leukemia last September. Te’o called her his motivation for leading his team to win after win this past season. (Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)