Sep 30 2010
Look, I live in Michigan. I understand that we have a ridiculous unemployment rate and it’s tough to find the money you want to buy crap you don’t need, but there’s a line, and this is way way way way way over it. Read on if you dare:
A Warren woman told her 12-year-old son he had cancer, shaved his head, put opiates in his applesauce to make him ill and then held fundraisers to bilk people, Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith said Wednesday.
“It’s our understanding that the child actually thought he was sick,” Berlin said.
Local churches held fundraisers for the boy, officials said. One event, held at St. Thomas Church in Eastpointe, raised more than $7,000. Schnuphase allegedly accepted the donations as a check in her name.
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