A woman from Essex conned friends and strangers out of thousands of pounds of donations, goods and services by falsely telling them she had terminal cancer
Police were called when 21-year-old Danielle Watson from Rowhedge near Colchester couldn't prove her illness to fundraisers.
At Southend Crown Court the prosecution made the point that the case coincided with the death, from cancer, of actress Lynda Bellingham.
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