URBANA, Ohio (WDTN) – A Mechanicsburg woman is accused of stealing money by claiming she has cancer.
A Champaign County grand jury indicted Heather Gaus, 34, on theft and receiving stolen property charges.
The Urbana Citizen reports that she took money donated to her during a benefit to help her in her battle against cancer.
The indictment also indicates that a web site was set up for people to donate.
An exact amount of money was not released, but the indictment says it was between $1,000 and $7,500.
Gaus is scheduled for arraignment May 20.