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Thursday, 5 February 2015

Man Sends $100k To Fake Wife In Nigeria!

A 53-year-old man who has sent over $100,000 to a woman he has never met in Nigeria insists he is only providing financial assistance until she inherits $25.6 million from her dead parents.

Steve appeared on Dr Phil to discuss his unusual relationship with 'Kelly' who he met on an online dating website in 2012.

He says the pair are legally married in Nigeria, even though he has never met her and they usually only communicate online.

Steve says he has been giving her the money for the last few years to help her until she receives her inheritance from her parents - she claims they were killed in an Ohio car crash in 2012.

Steve sells his plasma - a yellowish liquid that has to be separated from blood - twice a week to ensure he can make payments to 'Kelly' who lives with 'James,' her 'attorney.

'I've sent Kelly about $103,000 in the last 29 months,' he said on the show as a flabbergasted audience listened.

'I've not met Kelly, but it doesn't matter. I love her just the same.

'She has an inheritance coming, and I've always wanted to be a millionaire, so it's like a match made in heaven.'

But he is now on probation for cashing a fraudulent check that was sent to him from Africa - he was asked to cash it to help a 'client whose life was in danger' and then asked to send $5,000 to five people listed.

However the bank picked up on it and he was arrested.

Steve's sister, Tammy, says she is worried as he has been scammed in the past.

She is asking him to cut ties with 'Kelly' - and his other so-called clients.

'My brother is delusional,' Tammy says.

''Kelly' could be a Nigerian man behind a computer.'



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