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Woman accused of faking cancer appears in court

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — An Illinois woman who allegedly faked cancer to steal made her first appearance in court.

Jennifer Pauley appeared at her preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

She faces a long list of charges including identity theft and forgery.

Investigators say she used her husband's personal information to open credit cards, write checks and steal more than $10,000.

Her next court appearance is Sept. 20.

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