Couple ordered to hand over homeless man’s GoFundMe money

Couple ordered to hand over homeless man’s GoFundMe money

According to the New York Post, Katie McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, had to give all the funds to their lawyer - after they had raised the money through a GoFundMe campaign for Johnny Bobbitt, according to Philadelphia's NBC10. She set up a GoFundMe page for the man, named Johnny.

McClure set up the online fundraiser page as a way to give back to Bobbitt, who came to her aid when she ran out of gas on an Interstate 95 exit ramp late one night in Philadelphia.

Fallon estimated that GoFundMe would have taken about $30,000 to $40,000 in commission from the more than $400,000 that was raised, which means more than $250,000 should be left.

The couple's attorney left the Mt. Holly, New Jersey court without comment, while lawyers for Johnny Bobbitt said their client, who has "fallen off the wagon with his addiction", will soon get an accountant. "He didn't have any ability to take care of himself there".

Bobbitt sued the couple, claiming that they had mismanaged the funds, but the couple said they would not give Bobbitt the money because Bobbit had reportedly become addicted to drugs again.

Earlier this month, he told the Philadelphia Inquirer earlier he was back to living on the streets, and believes the couple spent the remaining funds on themselves.

The former firefighter from North Carolina says that all he's received is $75,000, which includes the camper van and used auto the couple bought in McClure's name. On Wednesday, he said he and McClure had opened up a separate account for Bobbitt.

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The relationship soured, and Bobbitt claimed in court that the money - almost $403,000 raised from about 14,000 online donors - never fully ended up in his possession.

"He's homeless and penniless", Promislo said about Bobbitt. Appearing on television this week, D'Amico told Kelly: "Every dollar [Bobbitt] ever touched was used for drugs". "It's going to come down to a demonstration of all the money and where the money went". "Write what you want", he told the Philadelphia Inquirer.

In April, six months after his fateful meeting with McClure, Bobbitt told the Inquirer that he had been clean for three weeks and jobless for much longer.

Bobbitt's attorney told The Post that he is now in detox and working to get his life back. McClure and D'Amico have used about $200,000, which include the trailer, truck and giving Bobbitt cash for his everyday necessities, Badway said, citing records he has seen.

But Mr Bobbitt's lawyers claimed the couple had refused to hand over the majority of the funds to the homeless veteran.

It was a sad end to a friendship that began when Mr Bobbitt bought Ms McClure petrol and - although she didn't have money to repay him at the time - she sought him out days later to give him money, food and water. And within 13 days, D'Amico said on "Megyn Kelly Today", Bobbitt had blown through it.

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