Florida Church Administrator Wanted for Arrest in Embezzlement of His Employer
Investigators with the Polk County, Florida Sheriff’s Office have issued an arrest warrant for a former church administrator who allegedly pilfered funds from his employer. Durfey was fired as church administrator after an employee found documents in his wastebasket showing suspicious ATM activity, Senior Pastor Jim Rogers said Saturday.
A former church administrator named Oliver ‘Dan’ Durfey is facing a variety of charges including scheming to defraud and grand theft.
There has been a warrant issued but deputies have been unable to locate the 54-year-old so far.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the former church employee committed the alleged crimes over a 26-month period beginning in April 2010. Investigators say Durfey was employed by the First Baptist Church of Poinciana, located in Polk County.
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