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An alleged try to bilk One Fund Boston of $2.2m

Man is said to list long-dead aunt as an amputee

Just three weeks after the Marathon bombings, victims and their families gathered at a Town Hall meeting to discuss the One Fund Boston. Among them was Branden Mattier, who said his aunt had lost her leg in the attack and needed help with her medical bills.

“I’d like for my aunt to be compensated immediately,” he said, according to a report from the Reuters news agency. “Those hospital bills are coming in.”

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