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Woman charged in alleged fake McDonald's coffee burn case
Woman charged in alleged fake McDonald's coffee burn case

The woman claimed that an unsecured lid caused steaming hot McDonald’s coffee to spill on her right hand, severely burning it. As evidence, Selena Edwards, 38, of Victorville provided pictures of second-degree burns. But the only burns Edwards may suffer from are the prosecutorial ones she now faces for allegedly faking her injuries. State insurance officials say the woman’s claims were a bid to extract $10,000 from McDonald’s Corp. The photos and medical documents Edwards provided to bolster her case came from the Internet, they said.  “We discovered that some of the photos were from a hospital website,” state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones...

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