Woman accused of scamming Huntersville family of terminally ill child arrested in Arizona

IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Police in Arizona have arrested an Iredell County woman accused of defrauding a family of thousands of dollars for their terminally ill daughter.

In November, the family came forward saying Tammy Domenick staged a fake fundraiser for their terminally ill child before fleeing with thousands of dollars.

This mother is now wondering why anyone would take advantage of a six-year-old girl.

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Authorities said Domenick fled the state and has since been wanted on a felony warrant.

After weeks of discussions with several people here in North Carolina who claim they have also been exploited, one person noticed an LLC registered under the name Domenick.

The LLC, registered in Arizona, was for an Instagram-advertised consulting and marketing company. The person, who wishes to remain anonymous, said Domenick used a similar fake company to scam him.

That same woman contacted Iredell-Statesville police, who said they contacted Arizona law enforcement.

According to Maricopa County arrest records, Domenick was arrested Tuesday in Mesa, Arizona, just outside of Phoenix.

A Mesa Font The detective said Domenick lived in an Airbnb and had been there for a month.

WBTV spoke to nearly a dozen people in Mesa. Many claim that Domenick did not go to Arizona for a fresh start. Instead, she continued to scam there.

One person alleged that Domenick received up to $4,000 from her.

The detective said Domenick was arrested on a felony warrant in North Carolina and has no pending charges in Arizona at this time.

Domenick is being held in the Maricopa County Jail on $1,000 bond and will appear before an Arizona judge on January 4.

WBTV is working to find out when she will be extradited to North Carolina.

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