Police said an
man stole nearly $10,000 using checks from local churches and the forged signatures of clergymen. Iowa City
According to criminal complaints, Christopher J. Jones, 18, obtained three checks from
and one from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Faith Baptist Church
Police said Jones forged the signatures of pastors and deacons, making himself the payee.
The checks totaled $34,000, all of which Jones deposited into his
bank account. University of Iowa Community Credit Union
Police said Jones went on a "spending spree," which included a trip to.
. Payment was stopped on several checks, limiting the credit union's loss to almost $10,000. New York