Recently Read: Scammers using bishops names

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Jessica Conner from the South Carolina UM Advocate reports on the latest scam artists preying on churches:

According to the S.C. Conference of the UMC and the Council of Bishops, churches, pastors and laity across the country have been receiving fraudulent calls from a scam artist using the names of S.C. Resident Bishop Jonathan Holston, South Georgia Resident Bishop James. R. King Jr. or Northwest Texas-New Mexico Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe in their schemes.

via United Methodist Advocate – Connecting Methodists in South Carolina Since 1837 – Scamming the church.

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