An Auburn woman was arrested Monday and accused of lying about having cancer to get $400,000 from an elderly neighbor and using the money to pay gambling and other personal expenses.
Julie Ann Dahlquist, 51, was indicted on charges of wire and Social Security fraud, and is scheduled to be in court Tuesday.
She’s accused of falsely telling the 78-year-old woman that she had been diagnosed with the disease and did not have insurance or funds for treatment, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Court records show Dahlquist was both a neighbor and tenant of the woman.
The senior wrote …