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Cancer fraudster Kristopher Cook ordered to make $7,500 donation

Sentencing for a Calgary man who faked cancer and solicited donations from friends will see Kristopher Cook serving jail time and making donating to charity.

Cook was arrested in September and pleaded guilty to fraud over $5,000. He held a fundraiser under the pretense of having brain cancer and raised $7,500.

He was sentenced to six months in jail, with credit for time served, leaving 68 days remaining in his sentence. Cook was also ordered to make a $7,500 donation to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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