PENNSAUKEN, N.J., (CBS) – Police say 35-year-old Susan Stillwaggon is facing charges after she told friends, family, and even her own son, he was sick with cancer.
Police then say she accepted fundraising money from friends.
“The soccer team, the mothers’ were doing cupcake sales, they were selling bracelets, they were selling necklaces, they had a bingo night that they raised money,” said Pennsauken Police Lieutenant Michael Probasco.
The Pennsauken mother of four told the community through word of mouth and her Facebook page, that her elementary school age son had a type of lymphoma, according to police.
“It’s a lie,” said Lt. Probasco.
Officials were alerted when they received an anonymous tip from another police department.
Shortly thereafter, police also received a call from the child’s elementary school, after school officials became suspicious of the claims. Read more via CBS News...