Friday , December 3 2021

United Kingdom: A woman pretends to have brain cancer to cheat and condemn her to prison


A 36-year-old woman has been convicted in UK to four years in prison to lie for relatives and friends to suffer from brain cancer and cheat 250,000 pounds ($ 315,477) for the anticipated treatment.

Court of Justice in Snaresbrook (Northeast London) sentenced the woman, identified as Jasmin Mistry, in view of proving that he tricked his relatives to gain a profit, showing them fictional messages from a doctor and brain scans he fetched from Google.

Prosecutor James Benson also reported that the woman "showed her husband the obvious symptoms of being sick: trips to the bathroom to vomit and said he had blood in the stool and called for help to get up the stairs."

The British police said at the trial that Mistry, from Leicestershire (England), lied first to her husband, 2013, and told her that He had cancer and showed him a fake WhatsApp message that his doctor had probably sent him.

As revealed by the police, the doctor's messages were actually sent by the accused himself using another SIM card on his phone.

In the following false messages from the specialist, he informed Mistry that he had only six months to live if he could not be treated in United States valued at 500,000 pounds ($ 630,954).

Then your husband is. Vijay Katechia, contacted relatives and friends to try and get donations to afford treatment, which enabled him to raise a total of £ 253 122 ($ 319,420).

Katechia, 40, told the Mirror newspaper that she would never recover from the fraud she was a victim of for four years.

The first suspicions of women's fraud began when a friend of her husband discovered the woman's brain scan on the Internet.

Mistry was arrested in November 2017 and acknowledged that she had no terminal illness and that she did not know why she was lying.

According to The Sun, the woman cheated 28 people, including family and friends, and said she needed expensive treatment based on the use of protons.

The police described the defendant's behavior as "strange" and "surprising" and said that she made "everything possible to emotionally and economically manipulate" her relatives.

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