Woman who collected donations for false cancer claim ordered to repay $26K

PROVIDENCE – Alicia Pierini, 39, of Woonsocket, was ordered to repay nearly $27,000 to family members, friends and GoFundMe after she falsely claimed she had cancer and solicited donations to cover medical expenses for treatment, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced Oct. 13. Pierini appeared in Providence County Superior Court and pleaded no contest to…

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