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Sport Parents who visited Syracuse practice lied about son's cancer for money

00:11  08 may  2018
00:11  08 may  2018 Source:   12up.com

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Two parents reportedly faked their nine-year-old son ' s cancer . Remember the boy who visited Syracuse practice with Hodgkin's lymphoma last summer? After investigating, police say he's not ill & that his parents received ~,000 in donations.

142817- parents - who - visited - syracuse - practice - lied - about - sons - cancer - for - money /. Authorities say a couple lied to their 13-year-old son about having brain cancer so they could use his fictitious illness to raise money .

a close up of Rybacks face: LaFrance© Image by Joseph Jungermann LaFrance

You've got to be kidding me.

Sick, twisted, any way you want to describe it, we're sure that's not enough to accurately define the two parents who reportedly faked their nine-year-old son's cancer to illegally solicit $3,000 from donors.

Per Syracuse.com and according to the Cayuga County Sherrif's office, the two individuals, Martin and Jolene LaFrance, are now being charged with scheming to defraud and endangering the welfare of their child C.J. LaFrance.

After four months of investigating the parents' claim their son had Hodgkin's Lymphoma, officials determined the boy was never diagnosed with cancer or any other similar conditions.

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Parents said son had cancer to get Syracuse football team visit , GoFundMe donations. A New York couple who lied about their son ' s cancer diagnoses was charged with scheme to defraud and endangering the welfare of a child.

Couple faked son ' s cancer , visited Syracuse . The family was also invited to attend a Syracuse practice in August 2017, where CJ, then 9 years old, met with the CJ's parents said their son also bonded with two-time cancer survivor Roy Wittke, Syracuse 's director of player development.

As if the situation wasn't disgraceful enough, the two parents were guests last August of a Syracuse football practice, where their false story inspired two-time cancer survivor Roy Wittke, Syracuse's director of player development.

According to the report, C.J.'s uncle Justin Roe claimed that his nephew had been upgraded to Stage 3 cancer and also had malignant tumors in his abdomen. C.J. was then invited to meet players and head coach Dino Babers, followed by breaking down the huddle at the conclusion of the practice.

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Syracuse .com is reporting Monday that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office in New York says that LaFrance’s parents – Jolene and Martin – lied about their son ’ s health in order to illegally solicit money from donors. LaFrance practiced with Syracuse football last August.

The couple lied about the entire story for money . Syracuse football invited a young boy, who they thought had an aggressive form of cancer , to hang out and attend a team practice .

Truly an insult to the team and those individuals out there who are actually battling these type of devastating illnesses. The two parents are scheduled to appear in court on May 16 to face the criminal charges.

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