A homeless man was sentenced to five years’ probation Friday after admitting last month that he conspired with a couple to scam the public out of $400,000 in donations by concocting a feel-good story about him helping a motorist in distress.
More than $8,000 in donations have been raised through a GoFundMe page for the family of 37-year-old George Kouimanis, who died Wednesday in his family’s home.
Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt has taken the concept of “when they go low, we go high” to a new level. A man on Twitter criticized him for his political affiliation, but after looking through the man’s timeline, Oswalt decided to donate to his GoFundMe.
A federal employment expert said the most important question to ask about donations is whether they might cause a conflict of interest.
MaryAnne Rolle, a restaurant owner at Exuma Point Resort who was featured in the Netflix documentary, spoke to ABC News about the course of events — including her claim that she paid her staff, who made thousands of meals, out of her personal savings.
The GoFundMe campaign started by Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee Air Force veteran and motivational speaker, sought to provide $1 billion to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall.
GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to a campaign involving a homeless veteran from Philadelphia who prosecutors allege schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam donors out of more than $400,000.
The woman’s attorney acknowledged that his client was in on the initial plan to concoct a story about allegedly homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt helping her out of a roadside jam when she ran out of gas, but said she was only interested in creating the ruse for a brief time to help Bobbitt.
A GoFundMe account set up for the victims of the Capital Gazette shooting raised hundreds of thousands of dollars within the span of a few hours as people across the country and around the world offer their support.
The 19-year-old was attending a party in Severn, Maryland, when he was hit in the back by a stray bullet, according to a GoFundMe page set up for him.
A Maryland woman who created a GoFundMe account for the family of a homicide victim and withheld money was arrested and charged with first-degree fraud Friday.
A 27-year-old Crofton, Maryland, woman who was shot in the head during the Las Vegas mass shooting moves forward as she shows promising signs of recovery.
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When an Alexandria couple had no choice but to get a pacemaker for their dog, the Internet helped out.
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