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Johnny Bobbitt
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David Madden
December 14, 2018 - 11:04 am
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County judge has allowed GoFundMe scheme defendant Johnny Bobbitt to be released as his case plays out. Bobbitt has been charged, along with Kate McClure and Mark D’Amico, of running a scam that netted some $400,000 in donations, all of which is gone...
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Johnny Bobbitt, Kate McClure and Mark D’Amico
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
Mike DeNardo
December 03, 2018 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The homeless vet charged in the viral GoFundMe case is heading to Burlington County to face fraud charges, after a Philadelphia judge's decision Monday. Common Pleas Judge Wendy Pew ordered a new one-year probation for Johnny Bobbitt on his Philly drug cases, which...
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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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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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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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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
August 30, 2018 - 5:28 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County couple have been ordered to surrender what money is left from a GoFundMe campaign they conducted for a homeless man, until a judge can decide what is to come of it all. Johnny Bobbitt spent his last $20 on gas for Kate McClure when she was...
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