Albany woman accused of faking cancer to appear in court for theft by deception
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A woman accused of faking cancer is due back in court on Tuesday.
Police arrested Abbey Arthur on July 6 for theft by deception, identity fraud and a probation violation.
Tuesday's court appearance is a preliminary hearing for those charges.
Arthur was arrested in October of last year for DUI and asked for a trial delay, claiming she needed cancer surgery.
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A judge later ruled the paperwork she submitted to prove her diagnosis was fake.
She turned herself into authorities in March for those charges.
She was sentenced to three months in jail with time served and released in June.
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