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Con man went to church to prey

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David Twitty's hard-luck story so moved the congregation at a Galax church that they gave him money — even though he never asked. Too bad none of it was true.

MOORE COUNTY, N.C. — A man who scammed the pastor and congregation of a Galax church out of money with a made-up tale of woe could spend 36 years in prison.
David Oneal Twitty, 46, visited the Assembly of God in Galax, pulling parishoners' heartstrings with his tried-and-true story of personal tragedy.


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