New Jersey couple, homeless vet behind viral $400k GoFundMe accused of ‘get-rich-quick’ conspiracy, theft

kate mcclure homeless veteranThe Today Show/YouTube

  • Three people involved in the viral GoFundMe campaign that raised $ 400,000 for a homeless vet have reportedly been charged with conspiracy and theft offenses.
  • An NBC 10 source says couple Mark D’Amico and Kate McClure turned themselves in to prosecutors on Wednesday.
  • It is not known whether homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt did too. 
  • In Fall 2017 the couple raised more than $ 400,000 for Bobbitt after they said he gave them $ 20 for gas.
  • He later sued them in August for misusing the funds. 

A couple who set up a GoFundMe page which raised $ 400,000 for a homeless veteran in New Jersey have reportedly been charged with theft and conspiracy offenses for the “get-rich-quick” scheme.

Mark D’Amico, Kate McClure, and homeless man Johnny Bobbitt will “face charges including conspiracy and theft by deception,” a source close to the courts told NBC 10 on Wednesday.

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