She posed as the heartbroken aunt of a murdered child.
Cops accuse a 37-year-old Bronx woman of fraudulently collecting money she said would help victims of the Sandy Hook massacre, but that instead went to her pockets.
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Bronx district Attorney Robert Johnson announced today that he indicted Nouel Alba for fraud and identity theft.
Cops arrested Alba this morning after a five-month investigation, officials said.
Prosecutors say Alba used Facebook to collect cash, posting photographs of 6-year-old Noah Pozner, a victim of the attack.
Alba said she was his aunt and asked for donations to help pay for his funeral, prosecutors allege.
Ultimately, she received about $240 within the week after the attack, sent to a Paypal account designated by Facebook.
Alba could face up to four years in jail.