Man admits to misleading donors, pleads guilty in GoFundMe scam

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A man has admitted to misleading donors into giving more than $402,000 in a New Jersey GoFundMe scam.

Mark D'Amico pleaded guilty to having people donate to a fake cause. He was charged last year along with his girlfriend at the time, Kate McClure, and Johnny Bobbitt, of Philadelphia.

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The group is accused of lying and creating a "Paying It Forward" story where Bobbitt, a homeless man, helped the couple with roadside assistance.

D'Amico will be sentenced in April.

 

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