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Robert Hester, minister, accused of writing bad checks

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Nov 28 2012 03:33:55 PM CST
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A man who claims to be a minister in Allentown has been arrested and charged with writing 10 bad checks.

Robert Hester wrote the checks, totaling more than $8,000, between January and October, investigators said.

The checks were written from the accounts of a church in Newark, N.J. and the Pneuma Life Center in Allentown.

Hester claims to be a minister at the life center, said investigators, who added that he's currently wanted on fraud charges in New Jersey and Delaware.