HOW COULD SUCH A THING HAPPEN?

Cases in the press from 7/1/2019 to 12/4/2020.
Note that 85-95 percent of church fraud is never reported, and the press picks up only a portion of the ones that are. LOTS of church fraud out there!
Click here for this same information sorted by job title of the thief.


* Bad separation-of-duties: the same person could get to the church money, and also kept the books... and nobody was watching.

References

1 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=26 (summary)
2 https://www.roanoke.com/news/crime/former-roanoke-church-secretary-accused-of-embezzling-k-pleads-no/article_6691586d-fc7e-518a-804b-b6986471a6ba.html
3 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=44 (summary)
4 https://kztv10.com/news/2018/06/27/catholic-priest-arrested-for-stealing-from-church/
5 https://www.caller.com/story/news/crime/2019/08/20/priest-accused-stealing-money-diocese-not-face-charges/2056022001/
6 https://www.caller.com/story/news/crime/2018/06/28/records-ex-diocese-corpus-christi-priest-accused-theft/741951002/
7 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=11 (summary)
8 https://wnep.com/2019/09/19/former-pastor-accused-of-stealing-money-from-church/
9 http://www.wkok.com/former-pastor-steals-money-from-church/
10 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=10 (summary)
11 https://calcoastnews.com/2019/09/paso-robles-church-staffer-convicted-of-theft/
12 https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/crime/article239254303.html
13 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=60 (summary)
14 https://london.ctvnews.ca/priest-to-spend-two-years-in-prison-for-fraud-fueled-by-gambling-1.4650279
15 https://theprovince.com/news/local-news/priest-goes-to-prison-for-two-years-for-defrauding-refugee-sponsors/wcm/f6b85a02-c762-4df7-b1e0-a1fcea779c1c
16 https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/nearly-500k-still-missing-as-london-priest-amer-saka-pleads-guilty-to-gambling-away-refugee-support-cash
17 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=13 (summary)
18 https://wjactv.com/news/local/former-secretary-sentenced-for-stealing-250000-from-johnstown-church
19 https://www.tribdem.com/news/former-church-secretary-to-stand-trial-in-k-theft/article_66f154f8-2f45-11e9-8d6c-2b30d900b649.html
20 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=45 (summary)
21 https://www.eldoradonews.com/news/2019/aug/08/couple-agrees-pay-128k-stolen-church/
22 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=31 (summary)
23 https://www.christianpost.com/news/trusted-70-year-old-church-treasurer-sentenced-thousands-she-stole-from-god-186034/
24 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=57 (summary)
25 https://www.westfargopioneer.com/news/4187424-wis-couple-charged-embezzling-190000-rural-church
26 https://www.prairiebusinessmagazine.com/news/4275588-ex-st-paul-assistant-principal-admits-theft-wisconsin-church
27 https://www.rivertowns.net/news/crime-and-courts/4339047-church-embezzlement-earns-former-st-paul-principal-two-year-prison
28 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=50 (summary)
29 https://www.chronicleonline.com/news/local/beverly-hills-church-trying-to-find-its-footing-after-theft/article_fb09eeb4-891b-11e8-a8f1-777ee12e7179.html
30 https://www.chronicleonline.com/news/crime_and_courts/beverly-hills-woman-accused-of-stealing-thousands-from-local-church/article_350bdee4-65b6-11e8-a0be-cb236a608eea.html
31 https://www.chronicleonline.com/news/crime_and_courts/crime-report-for-sept/article_48e25d90-d3d2-11e9-8e3c-976ed44b368c.html
32 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=28 (summary)
33 https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/former-finance-director-greek-orthodox-archdiocese-america-pleads-guilty-embezzlement
34 https://patch.com/new-jersey/westfield/westfield-man-pleads-guilty-embezzlement-church
35 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=2 (summary)
36 https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/accountant-accused-of-taking-over-from-wakefield-church/article_54894a3a-a92a-5add-bb69-3e7b4650f216.html
37 https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/accountant-pleads-no-contest-to-stealing-from-church/article_6d23b4de-0748-5bb4-8693-30b8596deb0d.html
38 https://goingconcern.com/accountants-behaving-badly-big-4-scammer-dude-got-his-nads-cut-off-refund-stealing/
39 https://ktiv.com/2019/08/26/wakefield-ne-man-pleads-no-contest-to-stealing-from-church/
40 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=8 (summary)
41 https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndal/pr/calhoun-county-woman-charged-embezzlement-former-employer
42 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=1 (summary)
43 https://onlinechurchauditing.com/why-are-you-raining-coins
44 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=30 (summary)
45 https://www.journalnow.com/news/crime/former-church-leader-accused-of-stealing-from-grace-presbyterian-and/article_b630654a-495f-5324-974d-6ce8d500cde1.html
46 https://www.journalnow.com/news/local/m-bond-shows-how-complicated-fraud-case-is-prosecutors-worry/article_6954e9c5-15d7-5f19-81ca-61b7295bf125.html
47 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=38 (summary)
48 https://www.the-review.com/news/20190822/alliance-woman-indicted-in-connection-with-church-theft
49 https://www.the-review.com/news/20191118/woman-gets-jail-for-theft-from-alliance-church
50 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=5 (summary)
51 https://www.justice.gov/usao-cdca/pr/ex-chairman-christian-science-church-los-angeles-arrested-indictment-alleging-115
52 https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/california/articles/2020-02-03/ex-chairman-of-la-church-pleads-guilty-in-11-million-theft
53 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=15 (summary)
54 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/car-crash-reveals-that-santa-rosa-priest-embezzled-95000-71933
55 http://srdiocese.org/sites/default/files/files/Sr%20Diocese%20%20Oscar%20Diaz%20-%20Priest%20Memo%207-19-2019.pdf
56 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=53 (summary)
57 https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2019/07/26/former-pastor-indicted-embezzling-mississippi-church/1836142001/
58 https://www.wapt.com/article/former-pastor-indicted-accused-of-embezzling-from-church/28522694
59 https://kingfish1935.blogspot.com/2019/07/former-broadmoor-baptist-pastor-indicted.html?showComment=1563994003477
60 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=14 (summary)
61 https://wwmt.com/news/local/woman-accused-of-burying-mother-embezzling-church-appears-in-court
62 https://www.woodtv.com/news/kzoo-and-bc/woman-accused-of-embezzling-nearly-40k-from-church/
63 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=61 (summary)
64 https://goingconcern.com/accountants-behaving-badly-no-jail-for-pwc-peeper-guilty-plea-embezzler-catholic-church-crook/
65 https://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2019/03/22/newark-woman-formally-indicted-theft-st-francis-de-sales/3244968002/
66 https://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2019/11/18/judge-hands-former-st-francis-accountant-18-months-prison/4205549002/
67 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=4 (summary)
68 https://www.ocregister.com/2019/09/18/treasurer-pleads-guilty-and-is-sentenced-to-probation-for-embezzling-more-than-227000-from-garden-grove-church/
69 https://mynewsla.com/crime/2019/09/16/garden-grove-church-treasurer-pleads-guilty-to-embezzlement/
70 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=63 (summary)
71 https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/news/2019/11/lehigh-valley-church-administrator-accused-of-100k-theft.html
72 https://www.mcall.com/news/police/mc-nws-allentown-church-100000-theft-20191125-4eux5oum6fcirohntcyd5bfrtq-story.html
73 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=6 (summary)
74 https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndca/pr/cupertino-couple-indicted-embezzeling-donated-funds
75 http://lawzilla.com/blog/lin-guo-et-al-v-jonathan-chang/
76 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=55 (summary)
77 https://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article236683928.html
78 https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article212334404.html
79 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=79 (summary)
80 https://www.wvlt.tv/content/news/North-Carolina-man-accused-of-embezzlement-illegally-sold-church-building-says-authorities-566384321.html
81 https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/state/north-carolina/article238604268.html
82 https://www.witn.com/content/news/Greenville-man-accused-of-embezzling-more-than-100000-from-church-566336981.html
83 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=87 (summary)
84 https://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Former-Christian-school-employee-accused-of-embezzling-87000--567271041.html
85 https://www.roanoke.com/news/crime/vinton-woman-charged-with-embezzlement/article_2065d087-7f0b-509a-acad-b161fa06d8e6.html
86 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=33 (summary)
87 https://www.wyomingnews.com/news/local_news/charges-advance-for-woman-accused-of-stealing-from-local-church/article_04c85898-3636-11e8-8d0f-7722cb61ef88.html
88 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=58 (summary)
89 https://www.wctrib.com/news/4448452-church-secretary-ordered-pay-back-over-16000-she-stole
90 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=81 (summary)
91 https://www.nola.com/news/crime_police/article_c8b8cac0-2677-11ea-bb0c-ef4158b450e8.html
92 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=93 (summary)
93 https://www.pressherald.com/2020/02/26/ex-employee-charged-with-embezzling-25000-from-rockland-church/
94 https://knox.villagesoup.com/p/police-say-local-woman-stole-from-church/1852772
95 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=7 (summary)
96 https://www.gosanangelo.com/story/news/crime/2019/04/03/former-finance-employee-charged-theft-san-angelo-cowboy-church/3355060002/
97 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=40 (summary)
98 https://patch.com/texas/round-rock/round-rock-woman-accused-stealing-money-church-school
99 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=23 (summary)
100 https://www.dailylocal.com/news/former-st-joseph-s-pastor-joseph-mcloone-charged-with-stealing/article_006abfb4-c426-11e9-a111-6f26593fb8fe.html
101 https://www.wtap.com/content/news/Marietta-woman-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-over-515000-from-local-church-507801831.html
102 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=24 (summary)
103 https://5newsonline.com/2019/08/23/fayetteville-woman-ordered-to-repay-more-than-400000-stolen-from-springdale-church/
104 https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/aug/23/bookkeeper-pleads-guilty-stealing-413000-northwest/
105 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=25 (summary)
106 https://www.marysvillejt.com/news/former-church-secretary-sentenced-for-theft/
107 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=41 (summary)
108 https://www.justice.gov/usao-wdwi/pr/woman-sentenced-37-months-defrauding-rice-lake-church-more-800000
109 https://www.justice.gov/usao-wdwi/pr/barron-county-woman-pleads-guilty-fraud-tax-charges-stemming-church-embezzlement
110 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=48 (summary)
111 https://www.wtvy.com/content/news/Police-Financial-secretary--563741081.html
112 https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/alabama/articles/2019-10-24/alabama-church-secretary-arrested-on-theft-charge
113 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=92 (summary)
114 https://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2020/02/police-director-stole-from-preschool/
115 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=27 (summary)
116 https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/aug/30/montana-pastor-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-288k-from/
117 https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/crime-and-courts/butte-pastor-to-plead-guilty-to-embezzling-from-united-pentecostal/article_5b9de2cc-47fc-5ebe-a3e3-0c58f2923416.html
118 https://brucegerencser.net/2019/09/black-collar-crime-evangelical-pastor-kenneth-hogue-pleads-guilty-to-embezzlement/
119 https://www.justice.gov/usao-mt/pr/butte-pastor-admits-stealing-church
120 https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/dec/19/former-pastor-gets-probation-for-stealing-288k-fro/
121 https://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/crime-and-courts/butte-pastor-sentenced-for-embezzlement/article_630d9a36-ff3d-5f5a-82a5-74558b268c12.html
122 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=91 (summary)
123 https://www.phillyvoice.com/new-jersey-church-secretary-embezzlement-wedding-venue-car-payment-burlington-county/
124 https://nypost.com/2020/02/12/secretary-accused-of-embezzling-over-500k-from-church-where-she-volunteered/
125 https://www.newsweek.com/church-secretary-embezzled-half-million-wedding-1487019
126 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=21 (summary)
127 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/former-church-st-luke-lutheran-treasurer-sentenced-two-years-prison-embezzling-fraud-1.5309043
128 https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/church-treasurer-found-guilty-of-four-year-600000-fraud
129 http://condomadness.info/corruption-white-collar.html#church
130 https://ontario.cafcor.org/index.php?option=com_fireboard&Itemid=31&func=view&id=18954&catid=2
131 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=71 (summary)
132 https://www.duncanbanner.com/news/former-church-worker-accused-of-embezzlement/article_5aee66c6-fe63-11e9-94c0-d7fac89ceb44.html
133 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=84 (summary)
134 https://www.clantonadvertiser.com/2020/01/08/church-bookkeeper-sentenced-for-embezzling-250k/
135 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=29 (summary)
136 https://www.roanoke.com/news/crime/teen-s-homicide-missing-church-funds-prompt-indictments-out-of/article_88381298-e841-5c77-b68b-750b5e7b3dcf.html
137 https://roanoke.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/roanoke-churchs-former-bookkeeper-guilty-of-embezzlement-must-repay-nearly-52-000/article_89a3da5e-0601-524d-9e4a-76fea9753a75.html?fbclid=IwAR3UxFKJBfktkrvicgyi_XWH2-16bfysMl5F7qUMg1sY9gEmIapx12bjzsw#tracking-source=home-top-story-1
138 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=35 (summary)
139 https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/10/16/David-Reiter-pleads-guilty-stealing-Upper-St-Clair-Westminster-Presbyterian-Church/stories/201910160171
140 https://www.wtae.com/article/south-park-couple-charged-in-theft-westminster-presbyterian-church-upper-st-clair/26414942#
141 https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/02/19/David-connie-reiter-1-million-theft-westminster-presbyterian-church-upper-st-clair/stories/201902190136
142 https://www.mcall.com/mc-nws-pa-accused-of-stealing-millions-from-church-20190221-story.html
143 https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/01/14/ex-church-administrator-gets-10-to-20-years-in-theft-of-1-2-million-from-local-church/
144 https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2020/01/21/555338.htm
145 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=51 (summary)
146 https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/local-news/former-church-treasurer-sentenced-for-embezzlement/
147 https://www.centredaily.com/news/local/crime/article232322227.html
148 http://www.statecollege.com/news/local-news/former-candy-shop-owner-accused-of-stealing-nearly-170000-from-bellefonte-church,1479009/
149 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=67 (summary)
150 https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2019/05/13/police-des-moines-woman-stole-thousands-open-bible-churches/1195935001/
151 https://www.telegraphherald.com/ap/state/article_8672d65a-6633-5667-a5c9-ef92b857d464.html
152 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xoqnviOa8o
153 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=89 (summary)
154 https://wchstv.com/news/local/former-church-treasurer-accused-of-stealing-half-a-million-dollars-from-the-church
155 https://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/man-admits-taking-k-from-ona-church/article_dab90659-55f7-5ef8-b9b7-835ae1dffd77.html
156 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=22 (summary)
157 https://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/crime/article234527942.html
158 https://www.facebook.com/OpposeSonriseDevelopment/posts/dr-sherman-smith-is-at-the-helm-of-the-sonrise-church-of-clovis-business-affairs/1416981961873660/
159 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=90 (summary)
160 https://oklahoman.com/article/5654109/arrest-warrant-issued-for-former-employee-accused-of-embezzling-more-than-253000-from-catholic-church-in-del-city
161 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=42 (summary)
162 https://journalstar.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/woman-gets-probation-for-embezzling-from-lincoln-church-day-care/article_2f306a06-dd14-54be-8df0-720f3d4378c4.html
163 https://journalstar.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/church-employee-accused-of-embezzling-more-than/article_879a33a9-2fad-5b25-8f27-e64f3949138d.html
164 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=16 (summary)
165 https://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/badge-bar/former-central-baptist-church-secretary-accused-stealing-44k-church-funds/
166 https://accesswdun.com/article/2019/10/842466/central-baptist-church-secretary-charged-with-stealing-from-church-coffers
167 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=66 (summary)
168 https://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2648242.html
169 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=56 (summary)
170 https://patch.com/illinois/alsip-crestwood/contractor-accused-ripping-252k-alsip-church
171 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=46 (summary)
172 http://www.northescambia.com/2019/08/walnut-hill-man-sentenced-in-church-theft-case
173 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=75 (summary)
174 http://mdocweb.state.mi.us/OTIS2/otis2profile.aspx?mdocNumber=203395
175 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=73 (summary)
176 https://www.sloughexpress.co.uk/gallery/slough/147126/thieves-poach-charity-box-from-slough-spiritualist-church.html
177 http://windsorexpress.virtualcms.it/gallery/slough/147126/thieves-poach-charity-box-from-slough-spiritualist-church.html
178 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=80 (summary)
179 https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/thousands-in-holiday-gift-money-stolen-from-san-jose-church/2203719/
180 https://abc7news.com/church-needs-donations-after-thieves-steal-thousands-of-dollars/5783622/
181 https://www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/donations-stolen-from-san-jose-church-returned-by-gofundme/
182 https://abc7news.com/society/sj-church-receives-$13605-in-donations-after-theft/5818003/
183 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=85 (summary)
184 https://www.nbc-2.com/story/41539689/pair-of-unholy-hustlers-steal-donation-box-from-fort-myers-church
185 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=37 (summary)
186 https://www.wfxrtv.com/news/communion-wine-bread-other-items-reported-stolen-in-lynchburg/
187 https://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/lynchburg-police-communion-items-stolen-from-volunteer-helping-sick-parishioner/article_90b2dd31-83db-57b5-b1ea-507ec927a02b.html
188 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=76 (summary)
189 https://wreg.com/2019/12/16/woman-charged-with-stealing-nearly-64k-from-whitehaven-church/
190 https://www.fox13memphis.com/news/local/church-employee-accused-withdrawing-about-64k-police-say/LJNSVOQKDNCA7L22UKPW4L6VYI/
191 https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/2019/12/14/affidavit-woman-accused-embezzling-money-whitehaven-baptist-church/
192 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=19 (summary)
193 https://www.abc6.com/story/41139459/priceless-silver-stolen-from-barrington-church
194 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=52 (summary)
195 https://whnt.com/2019/06/11/florence-police-need-help-identifying-accused-wedding-crasher-suspected-of-theft/
196 https://whnt.com/2019/08/02/florence-police-make-arrest-in-wedding-crasher-case/
197 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=59 (summary)
198 https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/former-pastor-pleads-guilty-in-theft-of-oso-slide-donations/
199 komonews.com/news/local/pastor-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-church-money-for-oso-survivors
200 http://www.komonews.com/news/local/pastor-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-church-money-for-oso-survivors
201 https://www.goskagit.com/scnews/news/pastor-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-from-camano-island-church-and/article_ba26bc6a-0714-11ea-a51d-977994127a48.html
202 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=82 (summary)
203 https://www.ktbs.com/community/boxes-of-donations-stolen-from-church-pastor-hopes-it-helps/article_abc7d080-2845-11ea-a493-53e349ac8cde.html
204 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=20 (summary)
205 https://www.nj.com/news/2019/09/bishop-spent-millions-in-church-funds-on-luxury-travel-including-private-jets-to-the-jersey-shore-report-says.html
206 https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/a-penthouse-limousines-and-private-jets-inside-the-globe-trotting-life-of-bishop-michael-bransfield/2019/09/12/4a69fe48-ce87-11e9-9031-519885a08a86_story.html
207 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=70 (summary)
208 https://abc13.com/suspects-steal-over-$50k-from-multiple-spring-churches/5672466/
209 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=74 (summary)
210 https://www.cbs42.com/news/local/etowah-co-grand-jury-indicts-imprisoned-man-for-stealing-more-than-10k-from-church/
211 https://www.annistonstar.com/news/crime/man-sentenced-to-years-after-stealing-thousands-from-anniston-church/article_96b7444c-87e0-11e9-8cf1-bf5653155f70.html
212 https://www.cbs42.com/news/local/fire-destroys-gadsden-business-one-day-after-owner-is-sentenced-to-prison/
213 https://www.gadsdentimes.com/news/20190606/oden-music-blaze-ruled-arson
214 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=39 (summary)
215 https://www.newscenter1.tv/former-rapid-city-priest-charged-with-several-counts-after-150k-theft/
216 www.kotatv.com/content/news/Former-Rapid-City-priest-indictment-related-to-150K-theft-of-donations-510337181.html
217 https://www.freethoughttoday.com/vol-35-no-07-september-2018/black-collar-crime-sept-2018
218 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=18 (summary)
219 https://www.hutchnews.com/news/20190621/former-south-hutchinson-priest-pleads-guilty-to-theft
220 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=94 (summary)
221 https://www.churchmilitant.com/news/article/jackson-diocese-cooperates-with-feds
222 https://jacksondiocese.org/updates/
223 https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/2020/07/16/ex-miss-priest-indicted-accused-lying-about-cancer-mexican-orphanage/
224 ,
225 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=36 (summary)
226 https://www.1600kush.com/news/cushing-woman-accused-of-embezzlement-from-first-united-methodist-church
227 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=62 (summary)
228 https://www.greeknewsonline.com/former-executive-director-of-the-greek-orthodox-archdiocese-jerry-dimitriou-charged-with-two-embezzlement-schemes/
229 www.ncronline.org/news/quick-reads/ex-director-greek-orthodox-archdiocese-america-charged
230 https://usa.greekreporter.com/2019/11/27/ex-director-of-greek-orthodox-archdiocese-of-america-arrested-for-embezzlement/
231 https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/472054-former-head-of-the-greek-orthodox-archdiocese-of-america
232 https://nypost.com/2019/11/25/ex-greek-orthodox-archdiocese-exec-accused-of-embezzling-over-500k/
233 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=83 (summary)
234 https://www.kxii.com/content/news/Police-investigating-embezzlement-at-Trenton-church-564858782.html
235 https://www.kxii.com/content/news/Police-say-former-Trenton-pastor-turned-himself-in-for-theft-charges-566768021.html
236 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=77 (summary)
237 https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2019/12/17/prosecutors-pastor-stole-money-olivet-church-nearly-6-years/2673047001/
238 https://www.wilx.com/content/news/Pastor-charged-566263441.html
239 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=64 (summary)
240 https://www.registerguard.com/news/20191114/woman-accused-of-stealing-money-from-santa-clara-church
241 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=72 (summary)
242 https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/10/04/san-jose-priest-hien-minh-nguyen-sentenced-stealing-donations/
243 https://www.mercurynews.com/2017/10/03/san-jose-catholic-priest-sentenced-for-embezzling-1-4-million/
244 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=86 (summary)
245 https://www.whio.com/news/crime--law/hear-what-dayton-church-says-after-woman-alters-cashes-check-for-more-than-600/vG6GRduSAcDNwwaUBHM97M/
246 https://www.whio.com/news/local/woman-accused-altering-check-from-dayton-church-hundreds-dollars/h3yobhFzCeCSvAarHIgV9O/
247 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=34 (summary)
248 http://www.lillienews.com/articles/2019/08/26/man-charged-stealing-33000-mendota-heights-church
249 https://www.twincities.com/2019/08/15/mendota-heights-church-employee-swindled-30000-authorities-say/
250 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=88 (summary)
251 https://www.hotsr.com/news/2020/jan/31/church-employee-sought-in-theft-of-near/
252 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=12 (summary)
253 https://www.dailylocal.com/news/former-st-joseph-s-pastor-joseph-mcloone-charged-with-stealing/article_006abfb4-c426-11e9-a111-6f26593fb8fe.html
254 https://www.phillymag.com/news/2019/08/21/joseph-mcloone-st-josephs-downingtown/
255 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=49 (summary)
256 https://wach.com/news/local/deputies-woman-charged-after-exploiting-vulnerable-adult-fraud
257 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=47 (summary)
258 https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/cw-podcasts-hh-2019-08-01.html
259 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=69 (summary)
260 https://abc30.com/revered-relic-stolen-from-selma-church-while-on-display/5671992/
261 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=68 (summary)
262 http://www.mohavedailynews.com/news/sentencing-in-church-theft-delayed/article_42fefbba-ea5a-11e9-8a8e-d3d69b1fe4b7.html
263 http://www.mohavedailynews.com/news/former-church-treasurer-sentenced-to-jail-probation/article_43543a1a-0514-11ea-affc-37750bb4d8fd.html
264 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=78 (summary)
265 https://hayspost.com/posts/5dfd0c3d57544d3fe90e8103
266 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=43 (summary)
267 https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/jacksonville/camera-captures-envelopes-being-removed-from-church-s-mailbox
268 https://www.wtvr.com/news/local-news/checks-mailed-to-hanover-churches-found-in-vehicle-arrests-made
269 https://internalcontrolsaudit.com/cases.asp?ID=3 (summary)
270 https://patch.com/north-carolina/mooresville/4-arrested-after-checks-stolen-mooresville-church