Police claim Ashely Bemis used photos of a Chicago Fire actor to dupe people into believing she was the wife of a firefighter and was collecting donations for the devastating California wildfire dubbed the “Holy Fire.”

The story made headlines, and what was uncovered next was a web of lies. Ashley didn’t just create a fantasy husband -- she pretended other people's children were hers, and even wore a fake baby bump. Ashley’s victims say they were devastated by the discovery and left wondering why. Ashley speaks out for the first time and faces off with three of her victims.

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