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Woman Arrested For Faking Pregnancy

It's the makings of a Lifetime movie. A Florida woman faked being pregnant to steal money from adoption agencies in two counties that gave her assistance with rent, medical, and electrical bills to the tune of $6,000.

To learn how her ruse unraveled,


A First Coast News article explained how Shawanda Butler got caught in her ruse.

It said:

But when representatives from the Little Angels of America went to check up on the 24-year-old at her home, they say she refused to show them her pregnant stomach. Instead, she went inside a bedroom and stuffed her stomach with a pillow.

She is currently facing organized fraud charges.


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Stacee Stacee 9 years
That is so awful.
jedimasterarmi jedimasterarmi 9 years
how awful!
HipMom HipMom 9 years
anniekim anniekim 9 years
Sad, sick and incompetent.
SugarKim4203 SugarKim4203 9 years
Was this a tele novela?
babysugar babysugar 9 years
what a whack job!
jessie jessie 9 years
ugh!! grr!!!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 9 years
:RANT: Sick, sick, sick!!!! I saw this show (forgot what channel) but a reporter was interviewing this woman who basically scammed some families into believing that she would be a surrogate mother for them because they couldn't have children. She collected their money and the families never heard from her again. That's until she was caught and was confronted by one of the couples she scammed and the reporter. It's amazing that there are people like this who exist.
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 9 years
ugh, this is the lowest! One of mthe most disgusting things I have ever heard!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
That's just sad.
itownsend itownsend 9 years
how low can you go????????
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