The conclusive information is Bobby Purcell is his real name. He has been running the "I have a book coming out on Simon & Schuster and I'm going to be on Oprah" for some time with a number of people. His scams are repetitive. He is now homeless and hustling.
From the very first email I received with this incredible offer, my radar was up. It was just that I wanted to believe so badly that I let my emotional guard down. It took me a step back but I refuse to let this grifter affect something so central to my mental health as my faith.