Arrest warrant issued for homeless man at center of GoFundMe scandal

EMBED </>More Videos

Arrest warrant issued for Johnny Bobbitt: as seen on Action News at 6 p.m., January 8, 2019

An arrest warrant has been issued for the homeless man at the center of a GoFundMe scandal.

Johnny Bobbitt's story went viral when he reportedly gave his final dollars to a woman who ran out of gas.

The story turned out to be a scheme to raise cash on the crowdfunding website GoFundMe.

EMBED More News Videos

Prosecutor: GoFundMe story about helpful homeless man a hoax. Chad Pradelli reports during Action News at 4pm on November 15, 2018.

Bobbitt did not show up for a court appearance Tuesday.

Related Topics:
new jersey newsgofundmehomelessscandalarrest
(Copyright ©2019 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.)