August 2, 2008 – abcNEWS.com –
About the only thing known about Clark Rockefeller is that police believe he kidnapped his 7-year-old daughter, Reigh. His background, his profession, een his real name remain a mystery.
How do smart women get taken by con men? By Anne Marie Dorning
November, 2007 – Canadian Living (Toronto, Canada)
You may think your love will cure him. Fuhgeddit. Psychopaths are untreatable. “People have a hard time getting their heads around that,” says Donna Andersen, a U.S. journalist who launched www.lovefraud.com to educate the public after her husband defrauded her of $227,000 US.
How to spot a psychopath, by Julie Buen-Chown
January 24, 2007 – Creative Loafing (Sarasota, Florida)
On Sept. 7, 2006, Rhoad appeared as the defendant in a domestic violence lawsuit—the charge was cyberstalking—brought by her ex-husband, Phil Haberman. He wanted an end to her e-mails, her missives to his boss, her online tracking of his whereabouts. And he wanted an end to her blog, The Rhoad Warrior, which was dedicated solely to writing about him.
Shutdown — A bitter breakup leads to a controversial blog — and a challenge to the First Amendment, by Joel Rozen
November 29, 2006 – Take 5 Magazine (Australia)
Too good to be true? Donna thought she’d landed a real catch in James, a tall, dashing, successful former war hero.
October 24, 2006 – WAMC Northeast Public Radio
Donna Andersen and Dr. Liane Leedom were interviewed as guests on The Roundtable on WAMC, a news and public affairs program hosted by Susan Arbetter.
September 18, 2006 – Press of Atlantic City
Judge rules bitter blogs are online stalking
A California woman is ordered to take down her blog, which profiles her ex-husband as a cheating fraud, by Meggan Clark
August 10, 2006 – Press of Atlantic City
Winning their hearts, taking their money
Some Internet love connections breed impostors who take you for all you’re worth, by Meggan Clark
Awards and references
The Bigamist—A True Story of Bigamy and Betrayal
The Other Mrs. Jordan, by Mary Turner Thomson, is the shocking true story of how one man manipulated an intelligent, independent British woman, conning her out of 200,000 pounds and leaving her to bring up the children he claimed he was incapable of fathering. Turner Thomson states that Lovefraud.com helped her make sense of what happened to her, and recommends Lovefraud for assistance in identifying sociopathic abuse. The book was released in June 2007.
Snakes in Suits — When Psychopaths Go To Work
Snakes in Suits, by Paul Babiak, Ph.D., and Robert D. Hare, Ph.D., examines psychopaths in the corporate environment. It includes a sidebar about Lovefraud.com, recommending that readers visit this website for extensive accounts of people who have been burned by psychopaths. The book was released May 9, 2006.
The Dandelion Spirit — A True Life Fairytale of Love, Lies and Letting Go
The Dandelion Spirit, by M. L. Gallagher, tells the true story of how the author was seduced by a sociopath, and how she recovered from the emotional destruction. The book includes resources for understanding sociopaths and reproduces (with permission) the How to Spot a Con page from Lovefraud.com. The book was launched April 30, 2006.
Art Directors Club of Philadelphia
Lovefraud.com was published in the 2006 Creative Awards Annual, winning a silver award in the Public Service / Pro Bono category. Donna Andersen received her certificate at the Creative Annual Show on April 27, 2006.