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Homeless man, woman in GoFundMe scam plead guilty to federal cha

BURLINGTON COUNTY –            The New Jersey woman and homeless veteran behind a phony goFundMe campaign have guilty to federal charges. Johnny Bobbitt, 35, pleaded to conspiracy to commit money to laundering and faces 10 years in prison. RELATED: in November or 2017, McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D'amico, created the fake GoFundMe scheme to raise money for Bobbitt. Prosecutors say they have a story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $ 20 for gas. the couple raised $ 400,000, which authorities said was spent on luxury items and casino trips. "There is no question when you make a false statement such as, somebody gift you $ 20 to bu y gas, that says false and people are going to rely on that, "says James Gerrow, McClure's Attorney. The three all-face charges in New Jersey for the scam and have all pleaded not guilty. It's not clear if Amico will face federal charges GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to the campaign. AP wire services contributed to this report.

BURLINGTON COUNTY –

The New Jersey woman and homeless veteran behind a phony goFundMe campaign have guilty to federal charges.

Johnny Bobbitt, 35, pleaded to conspiracy to commit money to laundering and faces 10 years in prison.

RELATED: in November or 2017, McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D’amico, created the fake GoFundMe scheme to raise money for Bobbitt.

Prosecutors say they have a story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $ 20 for gas.

the couple raised $ 400,000, which authorities said was spent on luxury items and casino trips.

“There is no question when you make a false statement such as, somebody gift you $ 20 to bu y gas, that says false and people are going to rely on that, “says James Gerrow, McClure’s Attorney.

The three all-face charges in New Jersey for the scam and have all pleaded not guilty.

It’s not clear if Amico will face federal charges

GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to the campaign.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

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