SAND SPRINGS, Okla. - A Sand Springs pastor is accused of bilking his parishioners out of thousands of dollars.
According to an affidavit from Sand Springs police, Mark Miller admitted to fraudulently obtaining money from those at the church.
Police say they believe Miller spent his children's college fund on an aluminum scam and tried to replenish the money before his wife found out.
They say Miller went to borrow money from parishioners and try to increase the amount by using it to gamble at an area casino.
Miller reportedly became depressed and eventually turned to taking opioids.
Two church members filed complaints against Miller, but investigators say there could be more.
Police told FOX23 that Miller faces two counts of obtaining money by false pretenses and was jailed, though he has already bonded out.
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