Saturday, November 14, 2015

Boston Marathon scammer pleads guilty to pocketing $40,000 after pretending to have brain injuries


Prosecutors recommended Leigh be sentenced to three years in prison, but she was sentenced to one. The ruling was then suspended for three years of probation.

Leigh received roughly $18,000 from the Massachusetts Victims of Violent Crime Compensation program and $9,400 from a personal GoFundMe page.

She also received $8,000 from The One Fund, a charity that raises funds for the injured and families of those killed during the marathon. She lobbied the Fund to give her more money and categorize with those who were killed or amputated.  More

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