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GoFundMe scam
Burlington County Prosecutors Office via AP
December 26, 2018 - 8:32 am
GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to a campaign involving a homeless veteran from Philadelphia who prosecutors allege schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam donors out of more than $400,000.
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In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, Kate McClure, right, and McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico pose at a Citgo station in Philadelphia.
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November 19, 2018 - 2:04 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (1010 WINS) -- There's been a falling out among alleged thieves in New Jersey. Last week, a New Jersey couple and a homeless man named Johnny Bobbitt were all charged with making up a story that convinced people to donate $400,000 to a Go Fund Me campaign. RELATED: Report: Trio at...
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In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, Kate McClure, right, and McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico pose at a Citgo station in Philadelphia.
(Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 15, 2018 - 11:20 am
FLORENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Prosecutors say they will announce new developments in the infamous 'Go Fund Me' case of a homeless man who helped a driver, and was rewarded with a Go Fund Me started by the woman and her boyfriend. RELATED: Couple could soon be indicted over missing GoFundMe...
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Farbizio Stabile, an avid outdoorsman, was killed by an apparent run-in with brain eating ameoba.
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October 01, 2018 - 11:06 am
VENTNOR, NJ (1010 WINS) -- An Atlantic County man has died from a rare disease. Authorities think his death may have something to do with conditions at a water park he visited in Waco, Texas. BSR Cable Park boasts water slides, artificial surf waves, and cable and pulley water ski features, the...
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In this Aug. 27, 2018 photo released by NBC, Mark D'Amico, left, and Kate McClure speak with host Megyn Kelly on "Megyn Kelly Today."
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September 11, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (1010 WINS) -- From civil suit to criminal case. There's word that the New Jersey couple accused of stealing much of the $400,000 they raised for a homeless veteran could be indicted. The attorney representing Katelyn McClure and Mark D'Amico in a civil case has sent a letter to the...
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In this Aug. 27, 2018 photo released by NBC, Mark D'Amico, left, and Kate McClure speak with host Megyn Kelly on "Megyn Kelly Today."
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September 05, 2018 - 11:44 am
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer for a homeless man in Philadelphia whose selflessness led to donations of over $400,000 through an online fundraising page said Tuesday that all the money is gone. Johnny Bobbitt's attorney, Chris Fallon, said he learned to his surprise that the cash was gone...
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August 24, 2018 - 11:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen is sticking his hand out and asking the public for help paying for his legal defense, and one anonymous donor already has ponied up $50,000. Through his lawyer, Donald Trump's former "fixer" says collecting contributions through a GoFundMe page set up after his guilty...
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The Landsmans are raising funds for their sons Benny and Josh to fight a rare disease.
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July 27, 2018 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There is hope for a Brooklyn couple whose young sons were diagnosed with a life threatening illness. Video of #SaveBennyandJosh - we’re almost there! help us reach our goal! One-year-old Josh and his two-year-old brother Benny could make medical history this fall by becoming...
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