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Police: Bus Stop Abduction Attempt Was A Hoax

Police say a reported attempted abduction of a woman at a western Pennsylvania transit bus stop near Pittsburgh last week was a hoax.

03/02/2013

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Ky. Man Faking As Mentally-Handicapped Beggar Nets $100K Annually

For a Ky. man who allegedly brings in up to six figures a year from a bogus beggar act, it pays to be mentally handicapped.

02/27/2013

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Te’o’s Father Defends Son In Couric Taping

The father of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o is defending his son against suspicions he used the hoax involving his “dead” imaginary girlfriend.

01/23/2013

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Woman In Te’o Fake Girlfriend Photo Speaks Out On Tuiasosopo Apology

The woman whose photo was used as the “face” of the Twitter account of Manti Te’o’s supposed girlfriend says the man allegedly behind the hoax confessed and apologized to her.

01/22/2013

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Te’o To Be Interviewed By Katie Couric

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o will be interviewed by Katie Couric, the first on-camera interview given by the All-American since news broke about the dead girlfriend hoax.

01/20/2013

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Te’o Tells ESPN: Not Involved In Creating Hoax

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o insisted he had no role in the bizarre hoax involving his “dead” girlfriend and told ESPN on Friday night that he was duped by a person who has since apologized to him.

01/19/2013

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Notre Dame AD: Te’o Family Planned To Go Public With ‘Girlfriend’ Hoax News Monday

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says star linebacker Manti Te’o and his family were planning to go public about him being the victim of a hoax before an online report scooped them.

01/18/2013

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Notre Dame’s Swarbrick Encouraging Te’o To Speak Publicly

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says the school has encouraged linebacker Manti Te’o to speak publicly — and soon — about being the victim of a hoax involving a dead girlfriend who never existed.

01/18/2013

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Minor League Teams Use Te’o Hoax For Promotion

The Kentucky-based Florence Freedom minor league baseball team is jumping on the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax story, offering a bobblehead giveaway of the girlfriend — only the boxes will be empty.

01/18/2013

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Te’o Mentioned ‘Girlfriend’ Twice Recently

Not once but twice after discovering his supposed girlfriend of three years never even existed, Notre Dame All-American linebacker Manti Te’o perpetuated the heartbreaking story about her death.

01/17/2013

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