Scam Alert – Individual Posing as a Priest

To: Pastors, Deacons, Parish and Chancery Staff
From: Paula Gwynn Grant, Director, Office of Communications

The Office of Communications has been informed about a scam affecting all churches and their parishioners.

Last week, a person dressed as a priest, approached a parishioner at Transfiguration Catholic Church asking for money.

The individual, who was driving a late model SUV, was a heavyset, African – American male. He said he had just come from hospice and needed help trying to get to Loganville.

Please remember to carefully follow your parish guidelines when providing financial assistance to individuals. It is important that we are mindful of our safety as we assist people each day.

Thank you.