NH Man Solicits Money After Claiming To Be Victim Of Cancer
KEENE, N.H. (CBS) – A 26-year-old man who set up a website to collect donations for cancer treatment must now pay everyone back.
Keene Police say Logan Henry created a website on March 23 under the host “Gofundme.com,” asking for donations to help him with his cancer treatment expenses.
According to medical information held by his former employer C & S Wholesale, Henry has been out of work since July 2010 due to a shoulder injury and underwent no cancer treatments.
On July 17, Henry was arrested and charged with Theft by Deception after soliciting $3,796 from unknown contributors and extended family members for his perceived cancer treatment.
After his arrest, Henry was interviewed and admitted wrongdoing. He agreed to make full restitution to all who donated.
Henry pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 360 days behind bars and ordered to make full payment of restitution through Keene Police Department within six months.
Anyone who was victimized by this crime is encouraged to call the Keene Police Department at 603-357-9820.