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A New Jersey couple and a homeless person in the GoFundMe controversy are all being accused of inventing the story, a source said.
Mark D & # 39; Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt have reportedly teamed up to make up a story to raise over $ 400,000.
The couple reported to the Procuratorate in Burlington County on Wednesday, the source said. It is not clear if Bobbitt gave himself.
The New Jersey couple, who became famous for collecting money for a homeless man after helping with his disabled car ̵
Mark D & # 39; Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt face charges of conspiracy and theft, according to sources.
A NBC10 complaint alleges that the three teamed up to invent a false story to collect more than $ 400,000.
Investigators say the three givers intentionally prevented them from receiving information They influence their judgment on the requested contribution to this fundraiser.
D & # 39; Amico and McClure turned to the Burlington County Procuratorate on Wednesday, the source said, and the source did not confirm whether Bobbitt had interfered or not.
The three first earned fame in the year 2017. The pair claimed that Bobbitt needed $ 20 to help McClure get petrol when their car ran out of Philadelphia on Interstate 95. McClure and D & # 39; Amico then launched a GoFundMe site for allegedly spending money on Bobbitt accused Bobbitt of having charged over $ 400,000 from 14,000 contributors.
The report first made appearances for Bobbitt and McClure on national TV programs, and then it became a dispute over the money.
Bobbitt accused the couple, to be drawn into the funds and use them as a "personal piggy bank" to finance a lifestyle that they could not afford.Bobbitt later complained to a couple Mismanagement of the funds and a judge ordered sworn statements to determine what had happened to the money that Bobbitt's lawyer Chris Fallon had said had disappeared.
The couple denied any wrongdoing and accused Bobbitt of spending $ 25,000 in less than two weeks last year for substance abuse, paying overdue legal bills and transferring money to the family.
The couple's lawyer, Ernest Badway, later said Bobbitt had received about $ 200,000. But Fallon said his customer only received about $ 75,000.
The couple also bought Bobbitt a camper with some cash and parked it on the property owned by McClure's family in New Jersey. But Bobbitt became homeless again after D & # Amico informed him in June that he had to leave the property.
In September, police raided the couple's home in Florence, New Jersey, and pulled a new BMW on a pickup truck. Badway said all of the couple's personal and business deals as well as jewelery and cash were secured during the raid.
At this point, officials said that the couple had been investigated even though no charges had been filed.
D & # 39; Amico was arrested in Burlington County in September on the basis of an independent US $ 500 arrest warrant for a road closure in October 2017. At that time he drove a suspended license and also had a broken tail light. According to court records, he also did not appear on court on two separate occasions.
NBC10 reached out to Badway and Fallon and waited for a comment.