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January 22, 2014

Duo being investigated in Tuttle church fraud

TUTTLE —

Tuttle police are investigating a suspect who allegedly used a church's charge account to fraudulently purchase more than $300 of groceries Jan. 15. 

A police report states Megan Scott bought $315.44 of groceries from William's Discount Foods Jan. 14 at 8:58 p.m. 

The duo told the cashier the purchase was to be charged on The Church of Christ's charge account and gave the employee a three-digit charge account number, according to the report. 

Wendi Williams, of William's Discount Foods said she called the church the next morning, and spoke with a pastor who said the church did not authorize anyone to use their account. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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