Kate McClure

An image of Johnny Bobbitt Jr., from left, Mark D'Amico and Katelyn McClure on display during during a press conference Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Mount Holly, N.J.
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David Madden
March 06, 2019 - 3:52 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Two of the three people involved in last year's GoFundMe hoax have pleaded guilty to federal charges. Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt, 36, and the woman he claimed to have helped with his last $20, Kate McClure, have entered guilty pleas in Camden federal court...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 5:25 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An external investigation following a Murphy administration staffer's accusations of sexual assault against a colleague has officially concluded. Campaign worker Katie Brennan said she was raped in 2017 during the gubernatorial campaign of Phil Murphy by former aide...
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Gov. Phil Murphy delivers his first State of the State address in Trenton, New Jersey, on Jan. 15, 2019.
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David Madden
January 24, 2019 - 12:25 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A second New Jersey prosecutor has declined to file criminal charges against a former aide to Gov. Phil Murphy who is accused of raping a female volunteer during the 2017 campaign for governor. The Middlesex County Prosecutor evaluated accusations Katie Brennan has...
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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, Kate McClure and Mark D’Amico
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
December 25, 2018 - 1:04 pm
By Doug Criss and Joe Sutton (CNN) — GoFundMe has made refunds to thousands of people who donated money to a feel-good story that police say turned out to be an elaborate scam. A New Jersey couple and a homeless man are accused of concocting the scheme, which raised more than $400,000. "All donors...
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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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