This is just a special kind of crazy and stupid. Good luck getting support from people if you actually do get cancer.
Daily Mail – A Florida woman has been charged with fraud after claiming that she had cancer and collecting thousands of dollars from well-wishers.
Kelly Johanneson, 36, of Citrus County, raised at least $4,400 after she disappeared for a month in 2013 and came back to tell her friends and neighbors that she had been diagnosed with stage four breast cancer.
Her community rallied around her, holding fundraisers such as a barbeque and airboat event last year where a $2000 assault rifle was raffled off.
She shaved her head and attended fundraisers such as the event held by the Citrus County Airboat Alliance wearing a bandana.
A Go Fund Me page was set up for donations as well as a campaign on Our Backyard Foundation.
‘Thank you to everyone that has given me their love, prayers and support during this very difficult time of my life. On behalf of my two beautiful children and all of my family you have my deepest appreciation and love,’ she said on the site.
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