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One 19-year-old girl, Madison Russo, has been detained and charged with charity fraud after faking cancer to raise money.



The incident happened in Iowa, United State.

The Eldridge Police Department charged Madison Russo with first-degree theft, which if found guilty carries a potential term of up to 10 years in prison.

She was detained on January 23 but has since been released on bond. On March 2, she is expected back in court.

The girl used fake accounts on TikTok and GoFundMe to solicit tens of thousands of dollars in donations.

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