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Man Impersonated Girl In Te'o Phone Calls

Hoax mastermind Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, posing as the mysterious Lennay Kekua, was the falsetto voice on the other end of the all-night phone calls with the Notre Dame star, the scammer?s lawyer said.

The Heisman Trophy finalist ?thought it was a female he was talking with,? lawyer Milton Grimes acknowledged to the Daily News. ?It was Ronaiah as Lennay.?

The soul-baring chats between the star linebacker and the man posing as his phantom girlfriend were the linchpin of their fake fairy-tale romance. But Te?o apparently never realized it was Tuiasosopo disguising his voice to assume the persona of stunning, sassy Stanford coed Kekua.

For more on this story visit: Nancy Dillon In Los Angeles AND Larry Mcshane / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS


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