NEWS STORY: Episcopal church treasurer gets five years for embezzlement

Print More

Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.

c. 1996 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Ellen F. Cooke, the high-living former treasurer of the Episcopal Church who admitted embezzling more than $1.5 million from the church, was sentenced Wednesday (July 10) to five years in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Maryanne Trump Barry in Newark, N.J., said that Cooke”systematically looted”the denomination. Barry dismissed as”spurious”Cooke’s […]

Comments are closed.