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OKC man accused of pretending to have cancer to get donations

(Source KFOR) (Source KFOR)

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KFOR) - Alodis Reynolds Jr. is accused of raising more than $60,000 dollars by pretending to have Leukemia.

According to court documents, Al told his family, friends, and church members he was undergoing treatment at the Stephenson Cancer Center.

His Go Fund Me account raised $10,641 dollars. Police said another $50,000 dollars was raised through a silent auction, fundraisers and other donations. According to police, “multiple unknown members of the [church] congregation gave Reynolds checks for an unknown amount of money.”

Detectives found “Reynolds Junior had never been treated at Stephenson Cancer Center for any type of cancer.”

Reynolds is being charged with two counts of obtaining money by false pretenses and an additional count of violation of the computer crimes act.

Information provided by KFOR. 

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