Sara Ylen

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

Woman Gets 1 Year Behind Bars In Cancer Scam Case

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

Woman Convicted In False Rape Trial Pleads No Contest In Cancer Scam

A 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.

01/14/2014

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

Jury Quickly Convicts Woman In False Rape Trial

The jury took less than 30 minutes to convict Sara Ylen of falsely accusing two men of rape.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

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?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

Woman Ordered To Trial On False Rape Report

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2013

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

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?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

Woman Charged With Making False Rape Report

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013

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