- Toni Stranden, 29, fooled her friends and family members that she had cancer and had two months left to live.
- A GoFundMe page was created to help raise money for her wedding.
- When her fraud was exposed, she ended up facing a five-month jailtime.
A woman from the town of Widnes in Cheshire, England has sparked outrage after lying about having terminal cancer.
In a social media post, 29-year-old Toni Stranden claimed she has cancer which has started to spread on her body. She even said she only had “two months to live.”
To make the scam look more convincing, she went as far as shaving her head so others would think she’s undergoing treatment.
Engaged to her fiancé Jim, hearts were touched when Stranden said she wanted her father Derek, who actually had cancer, to see her get married before he died.
Eventually, a GoFundMe page was created by friends where they successfully raised more than £8,000. for the wedding.
Stranden later admitted she was never ill and apologized to friends via text, saying:
“I am very sorry for all of this, I am embarrassed and heartbroken and right now I am struggling. There is so much I want to say but struggling where to start.
“At the minute I don’t know if Jim and I will be getting a divorce, I don’t blame him if he does and I don’t blame you both if this is the end, I completely understand and will have to somehow move on through it.”
As a result of the fraud, she ended up getting a jail time of five months, BBC reported.
During the sentencing, District Judge Nicholas Sanders declared:
“You continued to embellish that tissue of lies, saying you had weeks to live. I don’t accept you couldn’t stop.
“Not only did you not stop, you made it worse by giving newspaper interviews to engender public sympathy… Every right thinking member of society would be appalled by your behavior.”
Follow On Facebook
Meet Quilty – Cat Escape Artist Helping Other Cats Jailbreak
Fans Use American Flag to Save Falling Cat During Football Game in Miami
TikToker Shares How She Tricked Invaders Who Tried Opening The Hotel Door While She Was Alone
5-Year-Old Artist Already Getting Commissioned For Her Paintings
Hiker Discovers Creepy Alien-Like Creature That “Smells Like Rotting Flesh”
New York Store Is Selling ‘Wet Pants Denim’ For $75
Burglary Victim Writes Heartbreaking Note Begging Robber To Return Last Photos Dog
Meet The Gorgeous Actress Who Portrayed Zombie Queen In ‘Army Of The Dead’
Florida School Sparks Outrage After Editing 80 Female Students’ Photos To Cover Their Cleavage
McDonald’s Recruitment Poster Offers New Employees With Free iPhone After Working For 6 Months
Man Iced Neighbor Who Repeatedly Asked Him “When Are You Getting Married?”
Do You Live in One of These 15 Countries With The Most Beautiful Women on Earth?
The Secret Meaning of Anklets And Why Some Wives Wear Them
Waking Up Between 3 to 5 AM Could Mean You’re Experiencing Spiritual Awakening
Divorced Man Wrote 20 Epic Marriage Advice He Wished He Could Have Had
Haunting Photos of Two Tourists Snapped Just Before They Mysteriously Disappeared
“Chastity Cages” is the Latest Thing for Men
Pork Fat Is Officially One of the World’s Most Nutritious Foods
Some Stranger Padlocked This Guy’s Earlobe And Ran Away With The Key
Three-Month-Old Baby Left Blind in One Eye After Family Friend Took His Picture
Crazy Story Archives
- News9 months ago
Mexican Residents Tie Mayor To Tree After He Failed To Fulfill His Campaign Promise
- Interesting9 months ago
Diver Coaxes Octopus To Trade His Plastic Cup For A Shell
- OMG10 months ago
Chilling Footage Shows Guy Carrying His Tinder Date’s Corpse Inside A Suitcase
- OMG9 months ago
Bride Asks Husband If She Can Hug Her Ex-BF “One Final Time” During Wedding