Sunday, December 4, 2011

Woman Claiming To Be Homeless & Pregnant Finally Busted

It appears she's been "expecting" for at least 13 months.

A chain-smoking panhandler with a rap sheet as long as her blond tresses has been winning the hearts and handouts of Fifth Avenue passers-by for months, claiming she’s “pregnant and alone.”
Problem is, Roxanne Machado, 28, appears to have been expecting for at least 13 months.
“She’s fake pregnant,” charged Benjamin Haberland, 34, a Web site manager who said he witnessed Machado outside Bergdorf Goodman giving “birth” — to a bouncing “foam contraption” she used as a baby bump.
“It was falling out, sort of peeking out from underneath her sweatshirt,” he said. “She was oblivious to it falling out. She didn’t seem to care.”

She’s added a few twists, claiming that she was abandoned by her boyfriend three days after they arrived in the city and that she needs money to get herself and her two dogs to her native California.

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