Bride who faked cancer to be released from jail

This April 9, 2012 photo released by the Orange County Corrections Division via the Times Herald-Record of Middletown, N.Y. shows Jessica Vega. The New York state attorney general's office announced Tuesday, April 10, 2012 that Vega, 25, has been indicted on charges of fraud and grand larceny for getting her â AP Photo/Orange County Corrections Division via the Times Herald-Record

(CBS/AP) GOSHEN, N.Y. - An upstate New York woman who faked having cancer so donors would pay for her wedding and Caribbean honeymoon is being released after less than two months in jail.

Jessica Vega apologized Wednesday in Orange County Court for the scam. A prosecutor says she has paid back more than $13,000 to people she victimized.

The judge then sentenced her to time served. Vega was arrested April 3 in Virginia and pleaded guilty to the scam three weeks later.

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Her lawyer says she'll be released later Wednesday from the county jail. Her ex-husband says Vega will live with his family.

Vega claimed in 2010 that she was dying of leukemia and wanted a "dream wedding" to Michael O'Connell, the father of her baby. Donors gave rings, a wedding dress and other goods and services. O'Connell later questioned the story, and they divorced.

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