Church Money Used for “Ponzi” Fraud Scheme–Kansas Investigator
Update by Chuck Fager
Wichita, Kansas – Maurice Roberts, the former Superintendent of Mid-America Yearly Meeting, testified for several hours Thursday [February 26, 1998] as a key witness in a major church fraud trial here. Priscilla Deters, 63, of Walnut, California is being tried on 13 charges of wire and mail fraud in U.S. District Court. The charges are in connection with a “Ponzi” scheme which prosecutors say collected over $6 million from churches and church members in twenty-one states.
Continue reading Deters Trial – Feb. 26: Cherokee Quaker Church Fraud
Welcome to the online edition of A Friendly Letter. In addition to back issues, there are some new reports as well. The major new report is about two multi-million dollar financial frauds, perpetrated on Quakers and other churches. Another new addition is a personal tribute to Bill Kriedler, a very fine Quaker minister who died in June, 2000.
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by Chuck Fager
Wichita, Kansas — Priscilla Deters, 63, of Walnut, California went on trial here Tuesday on 13 counts of wire and mail fraud, in connections with investment programs run by her company, Productions Plus.
Continue reading February 24, 1998: Deters Trial Opens in Wichita