Wednesday, August 16, 2006

CWA Warns Christians: 'Don't be Easy to Dupe'
Church members fall prey to billion dollar scam by investment firm

Christian Newswire/ -- Concerned Women for America (CWA) draws attention to an article by the Associated Press reporting on a new scam –– a religious rip-off –– that has bilked billions from Christian believers. The investment firm JTL –– the letters stand for “Just Trust the Lord” –– is a typical scam targeting church members. Randall Harding of JTL became an active church member earning the trust of people at Crossroads Christian Church in Corona, CA before implementing his Ponzi scheme that included wire fraud and money laundering. According to the Associated Press, Harding stole upwards of $50 million from Christians –– which is a relatively modest portion of the $2 billion that such schemes have taken in since 1984. the rest


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