Charges Filed Against Teen Who Allegedly Faked Cancer

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 5:40pm

HORIZON CITY- Charges have been filed against a teenage girl who raised thousands of dollars saying she had a terminal illness.

18-year-old Angie Gomez claimed she had Leukemia. She even created the "Achieve the Dream" foundation to raise money to support kids with the disease. Horizon City police investigated her claim and now they say she was lying all this time. Investigators say she managed to raise more than $17,000. She has been charged with theft by deception.
 

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