MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – A New Jersey lady pleaded responsible to her position in concocting a feel-good story a couple of homeless man rescuing her from the facet of a freeway and scamming 14,000 donors out of $400,000 in GoFundMe contributions.
Katelyn McClure pleaded responsible in state Superior Courtroom Monday to second-degree theft by deception underneath a plea settlement.
Prosecutors say McClure will serve 4 years in state jail and should repay the $400,000 underneath the deal. She should additionally testify in opposition to her former boyfriend and co-defendant Mark D’Amico.
McClure’s plea comes after Johnny Bobbitt was sentenced Friday to 5 years’ probation for his position within the scheme.
Prosecutors say the trio fabricated the 2017 story of Bobbitt rescuing McClure from the facet of a Philadelphia freeway to counterpoint themselves.
D’Amico has denied wrongdoing.