Mesquite mother accused in cancer scam arraigned

Krista Hostetler

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Mesquite mother accused in cancer scam arraigned

CREATED Sep. 24, 2013

Mesquite, NV (KTNV) -- The Mesquite mother accused of faking her son's cancer to get donations was arraigned on Tuesday in Mesquite Justice Court.

Shawnanna Starr Guerrero Flores was granted $65,000 bail after surrendering to police on Monday evening.

She now faces 95 misdemeanor charges.

Shawnanna is accused of scamming an entire community by asking people for donations to help pay for her 7-year-old son's cancer treatment.

The boy does not have cancer.

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