Another fake cancer victim

Yet another cancer hoaxer unmasked. Jonathan Jay White claimed to be a 15-year-old from Idaho suffering from Anaplastic Astrocytoma (a kind of brain cancer). He gained a lot of supporters online, including Lance Armstrong, who sent him a number of gifts. But it now appears that Jonathan Jay White never existed. Details at and

Health/Medicine Identity/Imposters

Posted on Tue Jul 21, 2009


Unfortuantely the "isafraud" blog seems to have been taken down as well....

It disgusts me that people feel the need to have to pretend to be dying in order to garner attention from others on the web. These things NEVER end well.... :(

But kudos to Lance Armstrong for his continued support of others battling this terrible disease!
Posted by daveprime  in  Deep in the sticks...*yay internet!!*  on  Fri Jul 24, 2009  at  06:28 AM
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