MOUNT HOLLY, N.J | Homeless man pleads guilty to state charge in GoFundMe plot

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J | Homeless man pleads guilty to state charge in GoFundMe plot

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A homeless man pleaded guilty Friday to a state charge in a GoFundMe scheme that prosecutors say brought in $400,000 with a made-up story about him aiding a stranded driver.

Thirty-six-year-old Johnny Bobbitt, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty Friday in New Jersey Superior Court to conspiracy to commit theft by deception.

He faces five years of probation and was entered into the state’s drug court program for nonviolent offenders.

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