Woman lied that she had cancer to con family out of cash

A woman conned her family out of thousands of pounds by pretending she had bowel cancer and needed money for treatment, a court has heard.

Ellen Danagher, 48, told her sister and two of her brothers about her diagnosis and they immediately set about raising £21,000 to pay for ‘a new and innovative treatment’, St Albans Crown Court was told.

But it was all a lie.

The 48-year-old’s sister Kathleen Young, who had handed over around £12,000 to her, told the court:...
source: Metro

2018-11-21 17:44
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