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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 11:52 am
A former cocktail waitress at a Pennsylvania casino has been sentenced for her role in a $420,000 slot machine scam. Read more here.
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Mark D'Amico
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Mark Abrams
January 16, 2020 - 6:43 pm
A New Jersey man connected to a 2017 GoFundMe hoax, which raised more than $400,000 for a homeless man, pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to federal charges. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
December 11, 2019 - 4:20 pm
A West Chester woman is accused of scamming dozens of people with fake vacation packages, including a cancer patient who wanted to go to Disney World. Read more here.
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Mark D'Amico
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David Madden
December 06, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Mark D’Amico has pleaded guilty to his "limited role" in the viral GoFundMe scam, which ripped off $400,000 from thousands of generous people who thought he and his then-girlfriend were helping a homeless veteran. Read more here.
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Jessica Smith
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 05, 2019 - 4:43 pm
A Chester Springs woman is facing criminal charges for allegedly fabricating that she had cancer so she could raise money online for herself. Read more here.
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Native New Yorker Alec Baldwin got scammed by a ticket seller in New York City.
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CNN
October 08, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Native New Yorker Alec Baldwin got scammed by a ticket seller in New York City.
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Mark D'Amico
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
AP News
October 03, 2019 - 3:22 pm
Mark D'Amico, accused of scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran, is now facing federal charges. Read the latest here.
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David Madden
September 27, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Sulaimon Kadelu of North Jersey man is in custody in Burlington County after he was accused of scamming an elderly woman online, all in the name of love — and $125,000. Read more here.
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Rubbin Sarpong
U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey
AP News
September 05, 2019 - 12:43 pm
A New Jersey man has been accused of duping people into sending money to people posing as U.S. military personnel in a $2.1 million online dating scheme. Read more here.
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U.S. authorities have unsealed a 252-count federal grand jury indictment charging 80 people with participating in a conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a range of fraud schemes and laundering the funds through a Los Angeles-based network.
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 7:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network for digital pen pals. It grew into an internet romance over 10 months of daily emails. It ended with the woman $200,000 poorer and on the...
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