Monday, January 06, 2014

The week in minor clergy crime

I keep track of major crimes via individual posts, but sometimes there are smaller cases too. This week brings us…

Pastor Elmer Allen Holbrooks of The Anchor Church in Callahan who allegedly assaulted a woman.'

Dead’ pastor arrested on $21 million fraud charges. (This guy is just nuts.)

Pastor John McKenzie denies misuse of funds (July, 2013) & Pastor John McKenzie transferred money out of general funds because collections were down (December, 2013). McKenzie goes on trail January 13, 2014. He should start serving time on January 15th.

Pastor Samuel Solanky worked a scam to bilk people out of millions of dollars. His scam invoked gems and jewels with about 30 to 40 people losing $3 million dollars. He received 4 years in prison.