Monday, 16 April 2012

Bride 'Faked Leukaemia To Pay For Dream Wedding'

A US woman has been charged with fraud after falsely claiming she was dying of cancer in a bid to get her "dream wedding".

Well-wishers donated a wedding dress, the rings, and a honeymoon time-share in Aruba to 25-year-old Jessica Vega, who said she had leukaemia.But the New York state attorney general's office said she had been indicted on charges of fraud and grand larceny, after investigating concerns initially voiced by her husband, Michael O'Connell.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said: "By pretending to have a terminal illness, Vega inexcusably took advantage of the community's hearts and minds and profited off of their generosity

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