Fake Cancer: woman charged

Published at 3:55 p.m. on June 4, 2014 | Modified at 3:55 p.m. on June 4, 2014

Alissa A. Jackson on Wednesday was charged with theft for fooling friends into thinking she had terminal ovarian cancer. She did not. Belleville Police said she took more than $30,000 in donations from cancer benefits, including the 'Team Chris' group that raises money in memory of Christine Allsup. Listen to Jen Huelsmann talk about the effort she made to help the family and how she feels now that she knows Jackson doesn't have cancer. For two years Jackson said she had cancer. Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2014/06/04/3240725/inspired-by-team-chris-fake-cancer.html?sp=/99/100/&ihp=1#storylink=cpy

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