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Montgomery County pastor sentenced in mortgage scheme

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Oct 30 2013 04:36:38 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 31 2013 11:35:07 AM CDT

Pastor sentenced in mortgage scheme

PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. -

A pastor from Montgomery County has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for a mortgage scheme.

According to authorities, Michael Wilkerson, of Pottstown, fraudulently obtained loans worth more than $6 million when he was a pastor at New Millennium Life Restoration Fellowship, which has churches in Phoenixville and Spring City.

He's also been ordered to pay more than $1 million in restitution.