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    Ann Crall goes to Prison for Faking Cancer and New Charges Filed

    (Golden, CO – July 1, 2014) Ann Crall, 34, was sentenced to eight years in prison after failing to comply with the terms and conditions of probation in her 2010 conviction for Theft (F3) and Charitable Fraud (F5). The probation revocation and re-sentencing hearing was June 30, 2014.

    Crall pled guilty and in April 2011 was sentenced to 10 years in probation and 90 days in jail for taking over $58,000 from unsuspecting donors under the pretense that she had cancer.

    Prosecutors told the court at the revocation hearing that a new warrant has been issued for the arrest of M.s Crall for suspicion of one count of Attempt to Influence a Public Servant (F4) and four counts of Forgery (F5). She was remanded into the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff.

    During the time she was on probation, Ms. Crall is alleged to have forged letters and falsified documents, purportedly from her employer to her probation officer, in an attempt to mislead and influence the probation officer from taking actions against her for her failure to comply with the conditions of her probation.

    In the original criminal case filed in 2010, Ms. Crall had been telling people that she was diagnosed with cancer in the fall of 2005. She said that she was beginning treatment. She continued and expanded the ruse for the next four years, lying to people, telling intricate stories of how her chemotherapy wasn’t working, how her cancer had gotten worse, that her liver was failing and that she was having seizures. During this time, she continued to accept charitable contributions from friends, neighbors, church members and many of her husband’s co-workers.

    Bond in the new case was set at $25,000 cash or surety. Ms. Crall has her first appearance in court this morning.

    Pam Russell
    DA Public Information

    July 1, 2014

    Ann Crall

    Last Updated: 7-1-2014
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