Woman arrested for allegedly posing as Fox 29 employee for financial gain

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Police say a woman lied about working as a producer at our TV station, Fox 29, to try to scam local businesses out of thousands of dollars.

Police say Jessie Alexander promised business owners they would get exposure and publicity through a television special, but they had to pay $3,500. They claim she managed to scam businesses out of $23,000 in just a couple of months.

Fox 29 has released this statement: "It's unfortunate an individual chose to use our brand for their own personal gain. WFLX Fox 29 has no association with Jessie Alexander".

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