Police say Woman Sought Funeral Funds in Sandy Hook Massacre Scam

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Donations for Newtown

Courtesy: Hartford Courant / LA Times

NEW YORK (LA Times) –

Authorities say a New York woman has been arrested for allegedly claiming to be related to a shooting victim at Sandy Hook Elementary School and soliciting donations for the child’s funeral.

Nouel Alba, 37, was charged in federal court on Thursday with lying to FBI agents investigating fraudulent fundraising tied to the Newtown, Conn., massacre in which Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 first-graders and six adults at the school before shooting himself in the head.

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