Police investigating alleged $100,000...

Police investigating alleged $100,000 scam at St. Mary's in Waddington

There are 9 comments on the Watertown Daily Times story from Feb 8, 2013, titled Police investigating alleged $100,000 scam at St. Mary's in Waddington. In it, Watertown Daily Times reports that:

The former priest at St. Mary's Catholic Church collected what could be more than $100,000 from his parishioners and gave the cash to someone he wrongly was led to believe was in dire financial straits because of a sick child.

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Curious

Dexter, NY

#1 Feb 9, 2013
Who is this woman that stole $100,000 for a sick child that was all a made-up lie?
Misty

Ransomville, NY

#2 Feb 9, 2013
What does that say about the church or the priest.
If my memory is correct, a large sum was also given from the church to the guy who had the barge that was partially sunk. That guy also had money.
Maybe if you go crying to the church they will help you with donation money.
Jesus H Christ

Dexter, NY

#3 Feb 9, 2013
Is this why the Church wants a percentage of your income to join and belong?

Is this were the collection plate money goes to is scammers?

Why are they hiding her identity? She should be in Canton jail!!
ha ha

Minoa, NY

#4 Feb 10, 2013
you can run on for a long time but sooner or later gods gonna cut you down
believe me i know

Ithaca, NY

#5 Feb 12, 2013
lawler was behind it he tried to scam me a year ago
believe me i know

Ithaca, NY

#6 Feb 12, 2013
lawler is behind it he tried to scam me a year ago over
believe me i know

Ithaca, NY

#7 Feb 12, 2013
ha ha wrote:
you can run on for a long time but sooner or later gods gonna cut you down
lawler was behind it
yepper

Ithaca, NY

#8 Feb 14, 2013
the priest is behind all of it he knew what he was doing and got caught
curious

Ithaca, NY

#9 Feb 16, 2013
anyone know the girl yet

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