PORTLAND (AP) — The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office says a Maine woman collected a fraudulent $8,000 payment from the fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims and attempted to collect another $12,500.

The office says 49-year-old Amey Molloy of Portland was arrested in Maine on Wednesday morning on a fugitive warrant and charged with larceny over $250 and attempted larceny. Attorney General Martha Coakley says Molloy defraud The One Fund Boston by “falsely claiming she had been injured at the Boston Marathon bombing.”

Coakley says Molloy was not treated for any bombingrelated injuries.

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