Father, son accused of scamming churches

March 11, 2009 7:24:49 AM PDT
Authorities say a father and son may be responsible for a number of church scams.According to the Moore County Sheriff's Office, two people have reportedly approached churches in Chatham, Lee and Moore counties and asked for money.

The duo, who is identified as a father and son, tell churches they have a family member who was killed or injured in an accident. The church then gives the men large amounts of money to help the alleged victims.

Authorities say David Twitty is the father and Travis is his son.

The men are described as black males with dark skin and long dread locks. David Twitty is between 30 and 40 years old, between 5'11" amd 6' tall and 170-180 pounds. Travis is about 16 or 17 years old, between 5' and 5'9" tall and weighs between 140 and 150 pounds.

They have been seen in a red Jeep Cherokee with South Carolina tag AKA 475.

No one has been injured in the incidents, but authorities want to warn people and hopefully prevent further scams.


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