Tag Archives: theft

Thou shalt not steal — unless the church needs money?

The pastor of Bethel Christian Community church in Montreal reportedly devised a scheme to steal money from a zoo in Quebec. Quebec police have charged Mwinda Lezoka, 47, with siphoning nearly $1 million from a zoo near the U.S. border. … Continue reading

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Debates over Dead Sea scrolls are still pretty lively

I found the results of a trial I didn’t know was going on involving scholars and a decades-long debate over the history and origins of the Dead Sea scrolls. Raphael Golb, son of researcher Norman Golb, made a fake email … Continue reading

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Church volunteers steal money in Canada, too

Even in Saskatchewan. A woman who volunteered at a church is [sic] Gravelbourg, Sask., is accused of stealing more than $91,000. RCMP say a woman who did financial and administrative work for the Assumption Catholic Church has been arrested over … Continue reading

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“Thou shalt not steal” — and yet…

$40,000 is a hefty chunk of change, and roughly the amount stolen by 70 year old Leah M. Wonyetye over her few years playing treasurer for her church. Her deception and felonies went unnoticed until church leaders got word that … Continue reading

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Minister ignores commandment number 8

May as well hang for a sheep as a lamb as the old saying goes, so rather than steal twenty bucks, take $50,000? I see a former minister has been accused of doing just that. Richard Bridges, 65, of Bowling … Continue reading

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