OFFICIAL IN CHURCH ADMITS TO STEALING A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS!

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AN ASSOCIATE PASTOR HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR STEALING MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS FROM HIS CHURCH IN HOUSTON.

HARRIS COUNTY PROSECUTORS SAY 55 YEAR OLD RUSSELL THOMPSON IS CHARGED WITH FELONY THEFT.

HE’S ACCUSED OF STEALING $284,503.10 FROM THE CITY OF REFUGE CHURCH WHERE HE SERVED AS AN ASSOCIATE PASTOR.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THOMPSON CREATED A SEPARATE ACCOUNT AND DEPOSITED CHECKS INTENDED FOR THE CHURCH OVER A TWO YEAR PERIOD.

HE’S OUT ON A HALF MILLION DOLLAR BOND.

Note: Thompson’s attorney Tyrone Moncrieff says his client has admitted to stealing the money and now all he wants is forgiveness!


Isiah Carey