Johnny Bobbitt

Johnny Bobbitt
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
January 09, 2019 - 10:50 am
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. ___ MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — One of the suspects in last year’s GoFundMe scandal in Burlington County, who failed to appear for a scheduled court hearing, has been found Wednesday after a bench warrant was issued for his arrest. Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt did not...
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Johnny Bobbitt
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
January 08, 2019 - 8:21 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Where is Johnny Bobbit? The homeless veteran accussed of taking part in a $400,000 GoFundMe scam is wanted for missing his court date Tuesday in Burlington County. READ: Police say fundraiser for homeless man was scam. Now GoFundMe has refunded the money A...
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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
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David Madden
December 07, 2018 - 7:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The homeless man from Philadelphia implicated in an elaborate GoFundMe ripoff was back in New Jersey on Friday to face charges along with a Burlington County couple. Clad in a red prison jump suit, Johnny Bobbitt had little for the two minutes he appeared by video...
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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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Law enforcement authorities executed a search warrant Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at the Florence, New Jersey, home of Katelyn McClure and Mark D'Amico.
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David Madden
September 11, 2018 - 1:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the two people suspected of stealing thousands of dollars from a GoFundMe campaign set up to benefit a Philadelphia homeless man is in custody in Burlington County on unrelated charges. Mark D'Amico was picked up Monday night by police in Florence Township,...
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Kate McClure and Mark D'Amico's lawyer, Ernest Badway, says his clients are not the bad guys in this case.
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Mark Abrams
September 11, 2018 - 7:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Burlington County Prosecutor's office says it has not filed charges in the case of Mark D'Amico and Katelyn McClure, the Florence couple suspected of siphoning off money from a GoFundMe account intended for homeless vet Johnny Bobbitt. Last Thursday, detectives...
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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.
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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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