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Katelyn McClure pleaded guilty Monday in state court to theft by deception in connection with a fraudulent GoFundMe story about a homeless man buying her gas. The plea comes with a four-year term in New Jersey state prison, prosecutors say. Burlington County Prosecutor's Office via AP hide caption

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Even for conventional medical treatments that are covered under most health insurance policies, the large copays and high deductibles have left many Americans with big bills, says a health economist, who sees the rise in medical fundraisers as worrisome. Roy Scott/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Patients Are Turning To GoFundMe To Fill Health Insurance Gaps

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Prosecutors charged Johnny Bobbitt (from left), Katelyn McClure and Mark D'Amico with second degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception on Thursday for fabricating a feel-good story to launch a fundraising campaign that drew more than $400,000 in donations. Burlington County Prosecutors Office /AP hide caption

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Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure (center) speak with Megyn Kelly during a recent appearance on Megyn Kelly Today. The couple set up a GoFundMe page for homeless man Johnny Bobbitt, but his lawyer says the money is gone and little of it went to Bobbitt. Nathan Congleton/AP hide caption

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A man shows a cellphone picture of Alok Madasani, an engineer who was injured in Wednesday's shooting, in front of Madasani's father, Jaganmohan Reddy, in the Indian city of Hyderabad. Mahesh Kumar A./AP hide caption

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