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Cancer Scam

Cancer Fakers Ruin Everything

Posted 08.10.2013 | Crime

The effects of faking a cancer diagnosis and defrauding the public are more far-reaching than a quantum leap over moral lines. Many of the suspects...

Woman Who Faked Cancer Learns Her Very Real Fate

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.05.2013 | Crime

Kody Grode raised over $2,000 and gained the support of her best friends in her fight against cancer -- but she never had cancer. Grode, 24, of Yum...

Woman's Alleged Cancer Scam Shocks Community

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 06.22.2013 | New York

MILLER PLACE, N.Y. — Those who took one look at Brittany Ozarowski had no doubt she was battling cancer. Her face was drawn and gaunt. She weigh...

Woman Who Faked Cancer Fined $100, Put On Probation

Posted 02.28.2012 | Crime

Martha Ann Nicholas held fundraisers to raise money for her cancer treatments. She became a familiar face at cancer rallies around Virginia. She suppo...

SHOCKING: Woman Arrested For Allegedly Faking Cancer To Raise Money

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.12.2011 | Crime

Martha Nicholas, a 42-year-old mother of two, said she was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer when she was in her twenties. Holding back tears, she...

Woman Faked Young Son's Cancer For Financial Gain

Posted 12.05.2011 | Impact

An English woman fooled authorities into thinking her young son had cancer and gained £100,000 in benefits as a result, a court heard yesterday. A...