Tonya L. Carter, 44, of Cary.

A Cary woman was indicted by a grand jury for allegedly creating an online fundraiser and raising money for cancer treatments for another woman, who did not actually have cancer.

Tonya L. Carter, 44, of Cary, was charged originally charged with one count of wire fraud, a Class 3 felony.

Late last month, a grand jury indicted Carter on one count of deceptive practices, a Class 4 felony, and one count of computer fraud, a Class 3 felony.

A grand jury indictment said Carter created an online-based fundraiser on GoFundMe in October 2020.

The fundraiser was fraudulent and was created for the purpose of raising funds for cancer treatments for a woman, the indictment said.

The indictment said Carter knew the woman did not have a cancer diagnosis. The account raised $1,320.

The indictment also said that Carter provided Master Tech HVAC, a Fox River Grove business, with a check.

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The check, which was for $7,200, was made out of a bank account that was already closed.

Carter is out of custody on a personal recognizance bond, court records show.

A status of trial date hearing is scheduled for December 16.