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Bishop who was robbed of $1m in jewelry gets 9 years in prison

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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A flashy Brooklyn pastor known as the ‘Bling Bishop’ has been sentenced to nine years in prison after committing financial fraud. Bishop Lamor Miller-Whitehead, 45, was handed the sentence by US District Judge Lorna G Schofield after being convicted on charges of wire fraud, attempted wire fraud, attempted extortion, and making false statements to federal law enforcement agents. Miller-Whitehead, known for wearing designer suits and driving a Rolls Royce, was convicted in March after a two-week trial. In July 2022, the bishop’s church, Leaders of Tomorrow International Ministries in Canarsie,...

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