AP article states WoFF stoked tithes with fraudulent unemployment claims

SPINDALE — Associated Press journalists Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr released an article early this morning exposing a Word of Faith Fellowship (WoFF) unemployment scam during their investigations of the evangelical church.The AP article is based on former member Randy Fields and 10 other former congregants interviews that they and dozens of employees filed fraudulent unemployment claims at Word of Faith Fellowship leaders’ direction.

Today’s article is a continuation of a series of investigative reports regarding Word of Faith Fellowship. Previous articles have covered physical and verbal abuse in the church practices, a Brazilian labor pipeline, and the Matthew Fenner court case.

You can read the latest investigative Associated Press article in its entirety here.

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