Sheriff’s Office: Woman claimed she had cancer, collected thousands of dollars

SWEETWATER, Tenn. (WVLT) – A Sweeetwater woman who gained the support of her community after she told them she had been diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic cancer is now being called a liar.

A Facebook group called ‘Prayers for Ashley Lively’ has more than 800 members. After news of the scam came out, the administrators changed the name to ‘Ashley Lively is a liar who never had cancer!’

Since the beginning of the year, multiple fundraisers have been held for Lively to help raise money. But in the past few days, the posts in the Facebook group have gone from well wishing and prayers to confusion and disgust.

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