Pastor Clarence Smith Jr of Chicago Stole Over $800,000 And Bought A Bentley.

By admin | January 11, 2020

Chicago, IL (MARKET NEWS) : Rev. Pastor Clarence Smith Jr. of Lawndale’s New Life Impact Church, Chicago has been indicted for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a federal program intended to feed needy children in Chicago.

The money was giving to him with trust that he was a clergy man , as he was not required to undergo normal background check.

People of the neighborhood near his church location was expecting him as a pastor to something good and to help needy kids. Instead Pastor Clarence Smith was busy roaming around the neighborhood with Bentley car and other expensive items like Jordan shoes.

Smith Jr., 45,  has been indicted on federal charges claiming he stole more than $800,000 from programs intended to feed kids who live in impoverished neighborhoods. According to a report by

Court documents revealed that Rev Smith Jr deposited money meant for the needy children into his personal bank account and used some of the money to purchase himself a Bentley car worth $142.000

Smith Jr., who often posts on social media about second chances and redemption, was not at his church Friday. But neighbors said he often sleeps there. It doesn’t hold services anymore.


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