Hit me again
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jun 21, 2005
Is there a psychologist out there who can explain this one to me?
If the police have the story right, the pastor stole $2 million from his parishioners, and used the money to live large. He bought a BMW for his young (ahem) handyman, who (ahem) lived in the rectory. And then...
[The county prosecutor] also said that a group of Holy Cross parishioners offered to repay the church the $2,034,428 that Hughes is charged with stealing, much of it plundered from fund-raisers, golf outings and charity auctions. In return, the parishioners asked that the prosecutor not seek a prison term for Hughes if he was eventually found guilty, or pleaded guilty, to the charges, Kaye said.
Why? I'm stumped.
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