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Plumber at Joel Osteen’s church finds stash of cash, checks in wall that may be linked to 2014 theft – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-12-04 12:32:46 –

Police are currently investigating whether the finding is related to the 2014 theft in Megachurch, police confirmed. (AP photo / Pat Sullivan file)

(NEXSTAR) — Houston plumbers claim to have found “about 500” envelopes full of cash and checks inside the walls of Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church.

Investigators believe the finding may have something to do with the 2014 theft in Megachurch, police confirmed.

The plumber claimed to have found the envelope about a month ago while working in the bathroom while calling a radio show in Houston on Thursday morning.

“When I went to remove the toilet, I removed the insulation a bit and about 500 envelopes fell from the wall. I was like” Oh, awesome, “” the plumber first said on a Houston radio show. Said to report to Click2Houston..

The plumber also said he had informed church employees who had contacted the authorities.

“Around 2:30 pm on November 10, Houston police officers were called to Lakewood Church at 3700 Southwest Freeway to report property found in the building.” Houston Police Station I confirmed it on Twitter on Friday. “Church members said a large amount of money, such as cash, checks and money orders, was found in the wall during the refurbishment project.”

According to police, an “undisclosed amount” was found, but it was left in the church. Authorities now believe that this finding was related to the 2014 theft in the church. $ 600,000 donation stolen..

Investigation is ongoing.



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