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Online Fundraiser for Williamsburg Church Exposed as Fraud

The church says there are no official fundraisers for the church, yet.

A GoFundMe popped up three days ago after a fire at Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii during Easter service this past Sunday - but the donation page turned out to be a scam. The Diocese found out about the GoFundMe page, started to put the word out that it was a scam, before it was taken down. A spokesperson from GoFundMe told News 12 that it has zero tolerance for the misuse of the platform. Father Vincenzo Cardilicchia said the GoFundMe isn’t the only scam attempt. He said he also received a text from someone pretending to be someone that he knew. Click here to read more on brooklyn.news12.