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Ohio woman accused of faking cancer for money

Associated Press • Oct 2, 2012 at 1:22 PM

Authorities in North Baltimore in northwest Ohio say children made bracelets to raise money and some people dyed their hair pink to support the woman who claimed to have non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Kimberlie Gustwiller of McComb was released from jail Monday after posting bond on a felony theft charge. Her phone has been disconnected, and it's not clear whether she has an attorney yet.

North Baltimore's police chief says Gustwiller began telling people in early September that she had cancer. But he says some people noticed she was giving them evasive answers.

He says her medical records showed no evidence of any cancer.

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