A Tuttle woman is facing fraud and child abuse charges after she allegedly lied about her daughter having cancer.
Jamie Kaye Parker allegedly told her daughter she had non-hodgkins lymphoma, according to an incident report.
The Grady County Sheriff's Department received numerous voluntary statements from victims who had given cash or other items to Parker under false pretenses that her daughter had cancer. It is suspected the money and items collected by Parker totaled about $3,500, the report said.
During an interview with the Grady County Sheriff's Department, Parker allegedly admitted to knowingly misleading her daughter and others about her daughter's alleged cancer diagnosis. Parker told her daughter that her doctor visits were for cancer treatments. Parker further admitted to using Facebook to tell people her daughter had cancer, the report said.