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VERNAL, Utah (AP) – Formal charges have
been filed against a Vernal woman who police say made up a story about her
4-year-old daughter having cancer and solicited more than $3,000 from
Abreail Winkler, 30, was charged Tuesday with one count of felony
communications fraud and is set to appear in court Sept. 9. It's not clear
whether she has an attorney, and a call to a clothing boutique police say she
owns went unanswered Wednesday.
Vernal Police said they began investigating Winkler in July after multiple
people complained that she duped them into donating.
The girl's father told police he had no knowledge of any cancer treatments
or any diagnosis of leukemia. Detective Shaun Smith told the Deseret News the
little girl herself believed she was sick.
After reviewing medical records for the girl and Winkler's two other
children, detectives said they found no evidence of a leukemia diagnosis or
Police said Winkler admitted to making up the story in an effort to get her
ex-husband's attention, but said "things got out of hand," police
wrote. She said she'd used the funds to pay bills.
Winkler was arrested Aug. 13, and has since posted bail.
Authorities said Winkler received at least $3,183 from fundraising events
and personal donors, including people whose own children had legitimate cancer
Winkler's ex-husband, Derick Winkler, now has custody of the girl.
"She's loving life and getting into preschool," he told the
Deseret News on Tuesday. "And she doesn't have dark circles under her eyes
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