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Homeless veteran gets probation, mandatory rehab for $400,000 GoFundMe scam

Johnny Bobbitt Jr. was sentenced Friday to five years special drug court probation and ordered to enroll in a drug rehabilitation program after admitting to his role in a $402,706 GoFundMe scam that solicited funds from more than 14,000 donors across the country


Homeless veteran pleads guilty to conspiracy in $400,000 GoFundMe hoax

Johnny Bobbitt, the homeless vet who conspired with a Burlington County couple to spin a feel-good story that captured hearts across the country and raised $400,000 in a GoFundMe campaign, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering


Army sergeant, private charged with arranging sham marriages between Fort Bragg soldiers and immigrants

A sergeant and a private at Fort Bragg sought to arrange sham marriages between soldiers and immigrants, offering cash, housing benefits and furniture as incentive for potential brides, according to federal court documents.


This soldier claimed he saved an injured motorist with a ballpoint pen. Well, that's probably bulls**t

On January 9th, Army public affairs officials recounted the heroic actions of Sgt. Trey Troney, who purportedly saved an injured motorist with a sweatshirt and pen. That story was probably bullshit