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Raleigh Man Accused Of Covering Up Church Embezzlement

Posted January 6, 2004 10:22 a.m. EST

— A Raleigh man is accused of trying to cover up a church embezzlement scheme.

Lillington authorities recently arrested James Peterkin.

Investigators said he helped cover up financial misdeeds involving $10,000 taken from Green's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

Peterkin is in custody in the Harnett County Jail under $20,000 bond.