Authorities say Michael Bradway, 38, engineered an elaborate scam that convinced dozens of people that his young son had cystic fibrosis."Sick'o" is about all I can say.
He also convinced the child, prosecutors said.
Bradway kept the boy thin and fabricated medical bills, fooling his estranged wife and in-laws for years, prosecutors said. He allegedly convinced his in-laws the boy needed a lung transplant and they contributed nearly $40,000 for the operation.The article claims that there's actually a "a psychological disorder in which parents fake a child's illness or deliberately harm the child to draw attention to themselves."