Woman Who Posed As Victim's Aunt, Ran Newtown Fundraising Scam Gets 8-Month SentenceNouel Alba of the Bronx set up a purported funeral fund to raise money for one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December. She claimed 6-year-old Noah Pozner - one of 20 first graders killed in the mass shooting - was her nephew.
Woman To Be Sentenced For Running Bogus Newtown CharityA woman who posed as the aunt of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre will be sentenced next week.
Woman Accused Of Running Bogus Newtown Charity Pleads GuiltyNouel Alba, 37, of the Bronx, pleaded guilty in Bridgeport, Conn., to wire fraud and making false statements, the U.S. attorney's office said.
DA: Bronx Woman Indicted In Connection With Newtown Charity SchemeA grand jury indicted Nouel Alba, 37, on scheme to defraud and identity theft charges, prosecutors said. Bail was set at $10,000 bond or $1,000 cash.
New York Woman Indicted For Lying To Federal Agents Looking Into Alleged Newtown FraudNouel Alba was arrested in December after she allegedly tried to swindle donors by posing as a relative of one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Bronx Woman Accused Posing As Victim's Aunt In Newtown Charity ScamThirty-seven-year-old Nouel Alba was arrested Thursday and charged with lying to FBI agents.