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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Sidney Woman Faces Charges Following Go-Fund-Me Misappropriation


A Sidney woman is due to appear in Cheyenne County Court Monday on charges stemming from an alleged theft of Go-Fund-Me funds that were to benefit the family of a house fire.

Samantha Robertson, 27, was cited by Sidney Police for Theft by Unlawful Taking after receiving a report that she had used the Go-Fund-Me account money for her own personal use rather than distributing it to its intended benefactor. At the time, Robertson was the administrator of the Go-Fund-Me account set up to assist Barbara Serkiz, whose home was destroyed by fire in December.

According to the police report, Serkiz...

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