posted on May, 8 2012 @ 05:12 PM
Not sure where to put this, please move if deemed necessary.
"We're going to show you how to get wealth and use it for the building of his
kingdom," Taylor shouted to the congregation one morning in 2009. It was all part of what he called his "Building Wealth Tour," which crisscrossed the
country touting his investments and financial advice.
But according to the Securities and Exchange Commission, what Taylor was actually
peddling was a giant Ponzi scheme, one aimed to "swindle over $11 million, primarily from African-American churchgoers," that reached into churches
nationwide, from Long's megachurch in Atlanta to Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church congregation in Houston.
You gotta love the influence of the word
of god. Alright, now that I have taken my cheap shot at religion. I know evil people come from all walks of life, and no one is immune from taking
advantage of people if given the right opportunity. Although I'm not religious, I find taking advantage of someone by using their belief system as the
primary tool is the lowest of lows. EDIT: OOPS forgot the
on 8-5-2012 by GD21D because: (no reason given)