Sara Ylen

Court Affirms Conviction, Sentence In False Rape CaseIt's one of two cases that have put Sara Ylen, now 40, in prison.
Woman Gets 1 Year Behind Bars In Cancer Scam CaseA Michigan woman who pleaded no contest to pulling off a cancer scam has been sentenced to one year in jail that will be served at the same time as another prison sentence.
Woman Convicted In False Rape Trial Pleads No Contest In Cancer ScamA woman who for years claimed she had end-stage cancer pleaded no contest to fraud in a scheme that had brought her widespread sympathy and financial support.
Jury Quickly Convicts Woman In False Rape TrialThe jury took less than 30 minutes to convict Sara Ylen of falsely accusing two men of rape.
Trial For Woman In Fake Cancer Case Set For Dec. 3"I’m just baffled. Is she the biggest con artist in the state of Michigan or the victim?"
Woman Ordered To Trial In Fake Cancer Case A Michigan woman who gained deep sympathy and financial help in her community by claiming to have cancer was ordered to stand trial Friday on fraud and five other charges.
Woman Ordered To Trial On False Rape ReportA Port Huron-area woman charged with making a false report of rape and tampering with evidence was ordered to stand trial Tuesday after a doctor said her purported bruises faded after he wiped them with gauze.
Cancer, Rape Fraud Case Bowls Over Mich. Community"The fact that she's lived this long is a miracle. But maybe it wasn't a miracle after all," one resident said of Sara Ylen. "I'm just baffled. Is she the biggest con artist in the state of Michigan or the victim?"
Woman Charged With Making False Rape ReportA 38-year-old woman has been charged with falsely reporting a rape at her eastern Michigan home, five months after a man convicted of sexually assaulting her in a different case was released from prison because of similar reports of bogus allegations.
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