fraud

Johnny Bobbitt, Kate McClure and Mark D’Amico
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
November 22, 2018 - 4:35 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) A New Jersey woman charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake story about a homeless veteran has been suspended from her state job. Katelyn McClure was a receptionist within the state Department of Transportation. A DOT spokeswoman confirmed...
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David Faust
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 15, 2018 - 5:39 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a long prison sentence for the Bucks county funeral director who stole more than $300,000 from more than 50 people who had pre-paid for funeral services. Bucks County Judge Diane Gibbons told 54-year-old David Faust, with his million dollar property in...
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Johnny Bobbitt, Kate McClure and Mark D’Amico
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
David Madden
November 15, 2018 - 2:30 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The man at the center of a GoFundMe campaign under investigation, along with the man and woman who set up the campaign, have been arrested. Johnny Bobbitt was arrested in Philadelphia by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, according to the...
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Nov 8, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Voting booths slowly fill up at Holden Year-Round Elementary School in Sterling Heights at Precinct 14 and 15 in Macomb County.
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Kristen Johanson
November 05, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As people head to the polls on Tuesday, state and federal authorities will keep a watchful eye for intimidation or harassment as voters cast their ballots. Overall, states have the authority over polling places to maintain the integrity of the election process. But...
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Carl Stokes
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 17, 2018 - 1:52 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County prison guard is accused of scamming workers' comp after he allegedly took two undercover detectives on a paid fishing expedition. Bucks County Correctional Facility guard Carl Stokes filed for workers' comp in November 2017. However, according to a...
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All theft is deceitful, what is theft by deception?
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October 15, 2018 - 4:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- All theft is deceitful, what is theft by deception? The now former head of an Ocean County, New Jersey high school rodeo association was booked for theft by deception after he cashed checks that parents made out to him...
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Last October, Johnny Bobbitt used his last $20 to buy gas for Kate McClure, who was stranded on I-95. McClure, in return, created a GoFundMe campaign with her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, to raise money for Bobbitt to thank him.
Courtesy GoFundMe via CNN
David Madden
September 07, 2018 - 7:23 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A judge has granted a 90 day delay in the civil case filed in Burlington County, New Jersey on behalf of the homeless man who befriended a Florence couple and was thanked with a GoFundMe campaign that raised over $400,000. The lawsuit is seeking to recover funds...
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Last October, Johnny Bobbitt used his last $20 to buy gas for Kate McClure, who was stranded on I-95. McClure, in return, created a GoFundMe campaign with her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, to raise money for Bobbitt to thank him.
Courtesy GoFundMe via CNN
David Madden
September 06, 2018 - 8:08 am
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio/CNN) -- Johnny Bobbitt Jr., a homeless Philadelphia ex-Marine, will get the money owed to him from a GoFundMe campaign that raised more than $400,000 for him, his attorney Chris Fallon tells CNN. "We reached an agreement today with GoFundMe and they have agreed to...
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Judge Paula Dow orders depositions from all sides in the case of a homeless man who is fighting in court for the money raised on his behalf by a couple he helped last year.
David Maialetti
David Madden
September 05, 2018 - 11:56 am
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County judge has ordered depositions from all sides in the case of a homeless man who is fighting in court for the money raised on his behalf by a couple he helped last year. Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure were ordered last week to turn over what was...
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Last October, Johnny Bobbitt used his last $20 to buy gas for Kate McClure, who was stranded on I-95. McClure, in return, created a GoFundMe campaign with her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, to raise money for Bobbitt to thank him.
Courtesy GoFundMe via CNN
Paul Kurtz
September 04, 2018 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An attorney representing a homeless man who became the center of a viral fundraising campaign says all of the money a South Jersey couple collected for him is now gone. Kate McClure and Mark D'Amico are expected to appear at a hearing on Wednesday to explain what...
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