KY woman accused of faking cancer to get donations going to jail

Updated: Sep. 9, 2019 at 2:19 PM CDT
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KENTON COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - A northern Kentucky woman is going to jail after she was accused of collecting thousands of dollars in donations while pretending to have cancer.

A judge sentenced Jessica Krecskay Monday to 60 days in jail, five years probation, and she must also repay the nearly $15,000 that she took from her victims

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Prosecutors believe that from 2013 to 2017, Krecskay claimed she had cancer, which was not true.

She must report for jail on Friday.

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