Police: Woman Admits She Kept Donations Solicited For Family Of Missing Teen

Reported by: Tom Kenny
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Updated: 8/27/2013 9:35 pm
Berea Police said Amanda Griffey, 21, of Berea, admitted to investigators that she was telling people she was with a local church, collecting financial donations for the family of missing teenager Brookelyn Farthing, but was keeping the money for herself.

Investigators said Griffey had collected a total of $40 from three unsuspecting victims. 

Police said she even gave one victim a receipt for a $20 donation, which she signed with a fake name.

Police said Griffey was charged with Theft of Identity of Another and Theft by Deception.

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