Mark D'Amico

Mark D'Amico
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
May 08, 2019 - 6:15 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The third and final defendant in the GoFundMe scam is facing a six-count indictment in Burlington County, where he is accused of taking part in a scheme to garner more than $400,000 in online donations a year and a half ago. Mark D’Amico, 39, of Florence, was...
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Kate McClure
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Mike DeNardo
April 15, 2019 - 2:52 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The woman at the heart of the GoFundMe scam has pleaded guilty to state charges. Katelyn McClure admitted her role in concocting a feel-good story about homeless vet Johnny Bobbitt, who gave his last $20 to buy her gas on I-95. The heartwarming fib in 2017...
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Johnny Bobbitt
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
April 12, 2019 - 11:36 am
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Johnny Bobbitt, the homeless man who admitted to taking part in a GoFundMe scam that raised $400,000 from roughly 14,000 strangers, has been sentenced to five years probation and long-term drug treatment. He must also testify against his two co-defendants, if the...
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Johnny Bobbitt
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
Tim Jimenez
April 12, 2019 - 7:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's sentencing day for the homeless man who admitted he took part in a GoFundMe scam that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars. Johnny Bobbitt will be in a Mount Holly courtroom this morning before Judge Christopher Garrenger for his formal sentencing. Bobbitt...
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David Madden
March 08, 2019 - 6:12 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - GoFundMe hoax defendant Johnny Bobbitt admitted to his role in the scheme to bilk 14,000 people out of more than $400,000 for the second time this week, this time in Burlington County, as a condition to enter a drug court program. Bobbitt was questioned at length...
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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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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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Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
September 15, 2018 - 11:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about a viral GoFundMe campaign gone wrong. It all began last year when Johnny Bobbitt, a homeless veteran gave $20 to a stranded Katie McClure. To return 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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