Fake autism therapist released from jail after making payments

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STAMFORD -

A woman who posed as a therapist was released from jail Monday after coming up with enough money to pay back her victims.

Stacy Lore has been behind bars for over a month after pretending to be an autism therapist, scamming parents and school systems out of nearly $500,000.

Last month, a judge sent Lore back to jail after she barely paid her victims back. She sent some victims checks worth as little as $2.

Kimberly Tromba's son was among those who saw Lore, starting appointments when he was just 3 years old.

Tromba says some of the money she finally received is going toward a credit card she used to pay for services.

Court papers say Lore hasn't worked in three years.

Lore still owes her victims $8,200. She is scheduled to return to a Stamford courthouse in September to come up with a plan to pay for the rest.

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