Missourians Accused of Hurricane Fraud

1 decade 3 years 1 month ago Tuesday, September 13 2005 Sep 13, 2005 Tuesday, September 13, 2005 2:00:40 PM CDT September 13, 2005 in News

While hurricane victims make their way into the show-me state, scam artists trying to profit from the disaster are also popping up.

Desiree griffin of o'fallon will face misdemeanor stealling charges for allegedly conning people out of money intended for hurricane victims.

The 49-year-old reportedly asked co-workers for donations... Because she said she was housing nine evacuees from new orleans.

Police say she admitted she made up the story.

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