“Bling Bishop” Lamor Whitehead, who to start with drew globally notice when he was robbed when livestreaming a sermon in July 2022, is experiencing new federal fraud rates. Citing Manhattan Federal Courtroom files, the Day by day Information studies that Whitehead “explained to a lender his business had $2 million in its coffers when it had a lot less than $10.”
The Rolls Royce-driving Whitehead—arrested in December final 12 months and charged with embezzling from a single of his congregation members’ retirement fund—applied for a quarter-million greenback enterprise loan in the summer time of 2018, reports the Information. He did not get the financial loan, which was excellent, given that prosecutors allege that Whitehead built up some very important files to assist the personal loan application he filled out on the web.
The new indictment from Whitehead states that his paperwork have been for “a financial institution account that did not in fact exist.” They also created it seem like his firm, Anointing Management Services LLC, experienced about $2 million in property, even while “during that time time period [the business] had an regular ending equilibrium of less than ten pounds.”
Irrespective of not acquiring the 2018 financial loan, Whitehead allegedly tried once more in 2019, employing faked files as section of an software for a $1.3 million property finance loan on his household in Paramus, New Jersey, explained by the Each day Information as a “six-bed room, seven-bathtub…mansion.”
Bishop Whitehead was by now struggling with costs that bundled fleecing a member of his flock to the tune of $90,000. He is now cost-free on a $500,000 bond.