Beauty Queen Arrested for Alleged Cancer Scheme

Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates accused of raising thousands of dollars by faking cancer diagnosis.
1:40 | 08/13/15

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Gonna turn out a string affect your money to beauty queen arrested for allegedly pretending to have cancer was all part of an elaborate scheme authorities say to raise tens of thousands of dollars. From people like you at home ABC's do you believe this has the story. This morning a former. Beauty queen is accused of an ugly act behind bars because police say she faked having cancer. 23 year old brandy Leigh Weaver gates crowned miss Pennsylvania US international. After years of allegedly collecting tens of thousands in donation money. All to treat stage to leukemia. But investigators say she never had cancer. Who would do have been doing is up fourteen years and I've never seen something like. The investigating officer seen here are resting Weaver gates on FaceBook invitations to fundraisers like this one. Being go for brandy and photos showing her bald and wearing a mask as far back as 2013. Allegedly holding at least four major fund raisers. Her last fund raiser loan. They raise between thirteen and 141000 dollars. 141000. Deaths police say she even lied to her own family and making her sister drive to fake appointments at Johns Hopkins. At one point police say she drafted a fake medical bill from the hospital if true the charges of theft by deception. And receiving stolen property could keep her locked up for fourteen years she's not entered a plea yet but the organizers of miss Pennsylvania US international already stripping her of her title saying she must return that sash and crown for Good Morning America GO Benitez ABC news bell fought Pennsylvania.

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