Mother accused of faking son's cancer to solicit donations

6:02 PM, Sep 12, 2013   |    comments
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NEWARK, Ohio (WCMH) -- An Ohio mother is accused faking her son's cancer.

Emily Creno of Utica was arrested on a felony charge of endangering children on Tuesday.

Investigators said Creno sought treatment from doctors for her son for a variety of symptoms, including seizures. They said she created a Facebook page claiming her son had cancer, and soliciting fire and police uniform patches for the boy. Care packages and monetary donations poured in from around the country.

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