Arrest made in Newtown scam

A Bronx woman is accused of using the Newtown shooting for personal gain. Nouel Alba was arrested by the FBI charged with posing as a

Police say a woman posed as a relative of a shooting victim.

Police say a woman posed as a relative of a shooting victim. (12/28/12)

NEWTOWN - A Bronx woman is accused of using the Newtown shooting for personal gain.

Nouel Alba was arrested by the FBI charged with posing as a relative of a Newtown shooting victim to get money.

Authorities say the 37-year-old sent out Facebook messages, calls, and text messages for a funeral fund for 6-year-old Noah Pozner.

Instead, they say the money went to a personal Paypal account.
 

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