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GoFundMe refunds donors in alleged scam involving homeless vet, NJ couple

December 25, 2018 6:44 PM
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GoFundMe refunds donors in alleged scam involving homeless vet, NJ couple

GoFundMe refunded more than $400,000 to 14,000 donors who believed they were helping a homeless veteran from Philadelphia — but later discovered it was an alleged scam concocted by a New Jersey couple.

GoFundMe spokesman Bobby Whithorne said Tuesday refunds were issued to those who donated to the fund to help Johnny Bobbitt that was created by Katelyn McClure and her then-boyfriend Mark D’Amico. "While this type of behavior by an individual is extremely rare, it's unacceptable and clearly it has c...

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