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US Woman on the Run After Stealing Church Donations Meant for Kenya


Police Officers in South Carolina, United States are investigating a case by which a feminine church worker stole donor funds meant to fund a challenge in Vihiga County.

WBTW, a Western media outlet reported that the worker in query was accused of stealing Ksh157,069 from a challenge titled “Dare to Care Mission” meant to uplift the livelihoods of households in Jebrock City located in Vihiga.

The lady, whose identify was hid, was entrusted with the challenge set to be undertaken by Strong Rock Ministries after the pastor supposed to guide this system took break day following his spouse’s demise.

It’s reported that the pastor’s spouse died by suicide at a State Park in Robeson County in North Carolina on April 27, 2024. 

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The pastor was given break day from his ministerial duties within the first week of Might to plan for the burial. His ministerial duties had been then assigned to completely different church members.

As such, the girl in query was assigned the duty of withdrawing the funds from the church’s financial institution accounts and channel the identical to the Dare to Care Mission challenge.

She was nevertheless accused of transferring the quantity to her account and fleeing.

Days later, the pastor’s household arrange a GoFundMe web page requesting potential donors to withhold donations to the Dare to Care Mission, citing possession points.

Church officers declined to talk to the worldwide press on the matter.

South Carolina police have since identified that the church is but to file a proper criticism over the matter. 

Town legal professional revealed to the press that the church could decide to settle the incident as a civil matter with out instituting authorized proceedings towards the feminine worker.

If the church officers decline to press expenses, the legal professional should shut the case. 

At present, the church is on the spot following the demise of the pastor’s spouse. When interrogated by the police, the pastor claimed that his spouse’s demise was a suicide.

A autopsy examination carried out on the spouse’s physique revealed that she died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The spouse’s household, nevertheless, known as on police to probe additional, suspecting why her demise got here shortly after she filed for divorce. 

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