Pastor turned reality TV star Domonique Scott was arrested for grand larceny, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Pastor Scott, star of TLC’s “The Sisterhood,” is charged with first-degree forgery and three counts of giving false statements, authorities told the AJC.
Prosecutors said Scott submitted false documents that inflated the value of assets and liabilities of a tutoring company that only existed on paper.
Scott reportedly attempted to qualify for funding through the federal Supplemental Education Services tutoring program.
From The AJC.com:
Scott sent to the state Department of Education a false balance sheet, a false statement of net income, a program summary showing a false start date for her company and a forged letter from a fictitious bank representing a non-existent cash line of credit, prosecutors said.
Scott’s company was hired to tutor students in DeKalb, Clayton, Bibb, Richmond and Muscogee counties as a result of the fraudulent documents, prosecutors said.
The federal program eventually dropped Scott’s company, prosecutors said.
If convicted, she faces up to 25 years in prison and fines of up to $400,000.
According to her website, Pastor Scott and her husband Pastor Brian Scott were inspired by the Holy Ghost to start Good Life International Church to “teach the Good Life to the body of believers” in North Georgia.
The couple also preached the word at the Holy Spirit SANE International Ministries ran by Pastors Mason and Twyla Betha in 2003.