BRUNSWICK COUNTY (WWAY) – Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have arrested an Ocean Isle Beach woman for receiving money for cancer treatment after lying about having cancer.
Lisa Carol Yates, 46, was arrested tonight for obtaining property by means of false pretense.
According to the arrest warrant, Yates asked the victim to organize a fundraiser, to help raise money for Yates’ cancer treatment. The warrant says Yates has not been diagnosed with cancer. She ended up receiving $3,900.
The warrant states this happened on November 15.
Yates is currently being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $100,500 bond.