Canadian Cancer Scammer Arrested

Adrian Chen · 08/07/10 10:42AM

23-year-old Ashley Kirilow allegedly faked having cancer to raise $20,000 for her fraud charity. She turned herself in yesterday and has been charged with three counts of fraud, for which she faces up to two years in prison.

The Elaborate, Lucrative Cancer Lie of Ashley Kirilow

Adrian Chen · 08/06/10 10:27AM

Meet your new devious cancer-scammer: 23-year-old Toronto resident Ashley Kirilow. She shaved her head, waxed her eyebrows, plucked her eyelashes and allegedly scammed more than $20,000 through her charity, "Change" for the Cure.