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Man involved in alleged GoFundMe scam facing jail on traffic charges

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A man from Burlington County charged with running a scam that netted more than $400,000 from GoFundMe donors could face jail time over traffic tickets.

A prosecutor in Burlington County said Monday Mark D'Amico could serve as long as 30 days for driving with a suspended license three times spanning March 2017 to May 2018.

D'Amico, his former girlfriend, Katelyn McClure, and homeless veteran Johnny Bobbit face theft and conspiracy charges for allegedly concocting a feel-good story to get people to donate money.

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They've pleaded not guilty.

In a brief interview Monday, D'Amico told The Philadelphia Inquirer prosecutors "are mistaken" and that he gave Bobbitt all the money, but Bobbitt spent it on drugs.

Prosecutors contend D'Amico and McClure spent the money on luxury items and casino trips.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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