Mom Faked Son's Cancer for Donations: Cops
Sandy Nguyen allegedly accepted more than $25K in donations
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Mar 16, 2014 3:52 PM CDT
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(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.

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Chuck Roast
Mar 17, 2014 6:26 PM CDT
Well the $23,000 could to used to help a kid that really needs it.....I'll still donate
iq145
Mar 16, 2014 8:30 PM CDT
THIS is why i don't donate. How do you trust all these little upstarts?
VooDoo
Mar 16, 2014 7:32 PM CDT
Human excrement has yet another slang term for it:- Sandy Nguyen