90 Days in Jail for Woman Accused of Faking Cancer

By: Associated Press and WTVY
By: Associated Press and WTVY

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- A suburban Denver woman who duped family
and friends out of almost $60,000 in donations will spend 90 days in jail.

Ann Crall, of Highlands Ranch, was sentenced Thursday in Golden. After serving time in jail, she will face 10 years of intensive supervised probation for the four-year fake cancer ruse that began in 2005.

Authorities say the 31-year-old deceived her husband, a former police officer, as well as his co-workers and their church so she could pay for her prescription drug habit.

Denver's KMGH-TV reported that one of Crall's victims, J.J. Beattie, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor herself and that Crall asked her for pain medications. Beattie says Crall made a mockery of people who actually have cancer.

Crall apologized in court, calling her actions "insanity."
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Information from: KMGH-TV, http://www.thedenverchannel.com

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Anonymous on May 19, 2011 at 10:37 PM
    Wouldn't it be a surprise that she gets cancer and she finds out it's terminal.And she has to take pain pills that she craves so much.But the pain gets so bad that nothing she takes will do her any good because she over stimulated her body taking those pills when she didn't need them. So she just has to endure the pain. I bet she will cry and cry about that. She deserves fate.
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