East Coast General Crime

Ashlee Richards Arrested After Alleged Pregnancy Scam

A New York woman Ashlee Richards is facing charges after police say she scammed an unsuspecting couple from Pennsylvania into thinking she was pregnant. Police in Montgomery arrested 33-year-old Ashlee Richards, of Walden, on a charge of grand larceny last Wednesday.

Authorities say Richards pretended to be pregnant in March and stole up to $7,000 from the couple through August. Officials say the pregnancy was a hoax. Richards was arraigned and is being held in the Orange County Jail in lieu of $3,500.00 cash bail or $7,500.00 bond.



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