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A look ahead: Church congregation falls victim to investment scam

(WMC-TV) - A local man is accused of targeting a hardworking church, betraying his promises, and taking their money.

"Just because we're Christians doesn't make us stupid," said Pastor Andre Guy-Reed of Revelation Christian Center.

A congregation learned a tough lesson when some members invested thousands of dollars with a man who promised to teach them about buying foreclosures.

"But he would make you think that you were actually helping your church," said Pastor Guy-Reed.

Chief Consumer Investigator Andy Wise will show you what to look out for to avoid becoming a victim and how something like this can happen at such a sacred place.

Protect yourself and your church from a Twist of Faith tonight on Action News 5 at 10 p.m.

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