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Former Goodwill Baptist Church Pastor Faces New Felony Conspiracy Charges

1:00 PM, Jun 3, 2011   |    comments
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Madison, NC -- New charges have been filed by Rockingham County detectives against John Albert Jackson, former Pastor of the Goodwill Baptist Church in Madison.

He was charged with obtaining property by false pretense and felony conspiracy.

Jackson was previously arrested on May 3, 2011, under charges of embezzlement for obtaining automobile insurance on his five personal Cadillac's without approval of the church, according to deputies.

Investigators said the new charges to Jackson are for unauthorized credit card payments for car repair work to cover expenses incurred during a collision caused by Jackson.

Additionally, Jackson is accused by investigators of conspiring with his son, John Albert Jackson II, and the former church secretary, Treva Tatum to lease a 2008 Cadillac Escalade and purchase a 2009 Cadillac CTS without approval from the church.

Jackson II and Tatum are each charged with 2 counts of felony conspiracy.

WFMY News 2

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