BOSTON (AP) - The case of a Troy
woman accused of scamming almost half a million dollars from the Boston
Marathon bombing victims fund is heading back to court this week.
Prosecutors said Audrea Gause, 26,
of Troy got a $480,000 check from the One Fund after using faked medical
records to claim she was treated at Boston Medical Center and Albany Medical
Center in Albany, N.Y., for traumatic brain injury suffered in the April 15
Gause has pleaded not guilty to the
charges, and is facing a hearing on her case on Wednesday in Suffolk Superior
Authorities said they got a tip she
may not have been in Boston that day and the hospitals said they didn't treat
Prosecutors said Gause used $377,500
of the money to pay a contractor for a new house.
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