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Mom faked son's cancer for donations: Cops

Mom faked son's cancer for donations: Cops
Posted March 17th, 2014 @ 8:47am by Newsy, a Newser Video Partner

(NEWSER) – A Colorado mother has been arrested after allegedly convincing her family and friends that her young son was dying of cancer and accepting more than $25,000 in public donations. Police arrested 28-year-old Sandy Nguyen on felony charges of theft and criminal impersonation Thursday. She allegedly convinced members of the community in Aurora that her 6-year-old son had bone cancer and leukemia for more than a year. Students and teachers even helped out with donations at the little boy's elementary school—and Nguyen is even accused of making her own son believe the story. Newsy reports:


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