‘What Would You Do’ Te’o Tells Couric

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Diane O’Meara told NBC’s “Today” show that Ronaiah Tuiasosopo used pictures of her without her knowledge in creating a fake woman called Lennay Kekua.

Te’o told ESPN last week that Tuiasosopo had contacted him to apologize for the hoax soon after Deadpsin.com broke the news with a long report. Te’o told ESPN that not until Tuiasosopo confessed did he finally, fully realize Kekua did not exist.

Tuiasosopo has not commented on the scheme.

The top FBI agent in northern Indiana said authorities don’t believe a crime was committed, so there is no investigation.

“I don’t think there was any financial harm to Mr. Te’o,” said Robert Ramsey, FBI supervisory special agent for northern Indiana. “There was no federal violation regarding the Internet hoax perpetrated against Mr. Te’o.”

If there had been a crime, it would fall under federal jurisdiction, he said.

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  1. This is so insane. I feel sorry for the guy; to be so young and in such a weird situation in front of the nation, God Bless because I’m not that much older than him and I really can’t fathom what that must be like for him.

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