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Love, Janessa
Love, Janessa
CBC + BBC World Service

Behind every catfish, there’s the bait. Who is Janessa Brazil? Stolen images of an adult entertainment star are being used to con... more

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Fantasy Meets Reality

When the fish met the bait. Roberto has a broken heart and lost thousands of dollars to scammers. Vanessa had... more

06 Mar 2023 · 30 minutes
Love, Vanessa

Her real name is Vanessa. Her model name is Janessa Brazil. Where does Janessa end and Vanessa begin? Vanessa tells... more

27 Feb 2023 · 39 minutes

“I'm an offensive person.” Can a shock jock radio talk show host help us find Janessa Brazil? Meet Bubba the... more

20 Feb 2023 · 27 minutes
Helen of Troy

Where is Janessa Brazil? She seems to have vanished. Then, she turns up somewhere unexpected. Is that really Janessa on... more

13 Feb 2023 · 29 minutes
Meet The Boys

Tracking down scammers – how and why do they do it? One tells host Hannah Ajala: “I always feel bad”.... more

06 Feb 2023 · 40 minutes
The Big Fish

Roberto is in love. Without ever seeing her or talking to her, he thinks he falls deeply for Janessa. He... more

30 Jan 2023 · 40 minutes
From My World To Yours

New Year’s Eve. Simon receives a message from a beautiful stranger, named Shirley: “Greetings…from my world to yours.” A digital... more

23 Jan 2023 · 36 minutes
Introducing “Love, Janessa”

“I love her. I just love her!” You meet someone online. It turns out many others think they have fallen... more

11 Jan 2023 · 3 minutes
Love, Janessa
Fantasy Meets Reality
Love, Janessa