How to avoid being a catfish victim
News of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o becoming the possible victim of an internet catfish hoax has made national headlines.
A "Catfisher" is someone who makes up a fake profile, to trick their victim into thinking they're someone who's interested in having a relationship with them.
These scams usually involve a financial motive. Here are three questions to ask yourself if you think you're being Catfished: Why won't this person engage in a video chat with me?