(FREEP) — Growing up, Pastor Julius Baker lost his father to prison and a brother to violence.
Years later, he lost his church to money troubles, then his house.
Along the way, he lost himself.
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In a fall-from-grace story that landed a onetime aspiring Detroit preacher behind bars for 3½ years, the federal government wrapped up a two-year-old fraud case this month involving four men who ran a $555,000 credit card fraud ring through a church and wreaked havoc on the lives of more than 100 people whose accounts were compromised.