Pick-Pocketin’ Preachers! 10 Black Churches Caught Up In Embezzlement Scandals

July 1, 2014  |  

While these holier-than-thou preachers scream and shout their “Glory Gods” at the pulpit, the believing congregation replies with a resounding “Amen!” Little do they know they’re being spiritually swindled! If anybody needs Jesus, it’s these clergy crooks.

There’s a reason why the reverend is sweatin’ bullets — being a church charlatan will do that do you.

A BLS Consumer Expenditure Survey found that Black Americans spend $683 a year on religious contributions. According to a source from UrbanIntellectuals, Black churches have collected $420 billion in tithes since 1980 — and if you believe that every dollar went towards a legitimate cause, you are sadly mistaken.

Here are 10 recent cases of embezzlement and theft in the Black church.

And for more about the money involved in the black church, check out the new Moguldom Studios documentary “Black Church Inc.” available on iTunes and Google Play. Watch the trailer here. Buy your copy today!

Trending on MadameNoire

Comment Disclaimer: Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed 200 words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN