Tuesday , June 18 2019
Home / News / Local News / Nigerian Pastor, Wife Defrauds Congregation Of $2m

Nigerian Pastor, Wife Defrauds Congregation Of $2m

Spread the love

A Virginia pastor and his wife have been convicted of defrauding members of their congregation and investors in a Nigerian oil scheme.

Terry Wayne Millender, 53, and Brenda, 57, were convicted by a federal jury Monday of a $2 million fraud scheme, according to the United States Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Terry Millender is the former senior pastor of Victorious Life Church in Alexandria. Prosecutors said the couple recruited investors for companies they said provided small loans to poor people in developing countries and helped broker Nigerian oil deals.

Prosecutors said the Millenders used investor money to pay for golf trips, a birthday party, and to help purchase a $1.75 million home. They are set to be sentenced in March.

About ayo

Check Also

Emir Sanusi spent N4.7bn from Emirate account in 5 years – Anti-graft Agency

Spread the loveThe Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has said that under five …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *