What can I do regarding a misleading scam operation? 6 Answers as of August 27, 2015

If a parent of a 2 year old is having a fundraiser/benefit for their child at a local establishment for heart disease and the child does not have heart disease and the child is perfectly healthy per their doctor and they are charging a cover charge to enter the fundraiser/benefit is it against the law?

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Law Offices of Robert Burns
Law Offices of Robert Burns | Robert Burns
This is posted under false pretenses. No way is this a child custody matter. How would you know that the child has no heart disease?
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/18/2015
Walpole Law | Robert J. Walpole
Yes, it is. Attempting to convince others to give you money based upon a lie is a fraud. In this case, it would be a criminal fraud. I hope you act accordingly.
Answer Applies to: Oklahoma
Replied: 6/18/2015
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
It may be a charity scam and illegal. I need more details. What is your issue?
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 6/18/2015
Petit & Dommershausen SC
Petit & Dommershausen SC | Tajara Dommershausen
Yes, it is fraud. Notify the police.
Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
Replied: 6/18/2015
Diane l. Berger | Diane L. Berger
That would be a yes.
Answer Applies to: Nebraska
Replied: 8/27/2015
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