CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- Action News uncovers how a mother accused of faking cancer to swindle $100,000 went online for "love", but detectives say she was really finding men to con.
Mary Ann McCall is that Clay County mother facing two felony counts connected to the fraud.
Action News anchor Lynnsey Gardner broke this story Sunday
. We've told you how detectives say McCall conned at least 10 people--but likely more--into believing she had cancer. Detectives say she lied about having two different kinds of cancer. The Clay County Sheriff's Office questioned McCall on Friday, December 7, when they searched her home in Fleming Island. Detectives say she confessed to lying and taking people's money.
Now, we are taking you further inside the con and showing you how investigators say Mary Ann McCall lured some of her victims. Detectives say, outside of her neighborhood and schools her son attended, she went online looking for love.
Turns out, detectives say, cupid really came calling for cash.