Our news outlets, Currents News and The Tablet, broke the story of a scammer posing as priests and trying to get parishioners’ money.
Our Press Secretary and Deputy Press Secretary immediately were on the case, calling the parish priests and trying to get access to the victim parishioners who had been taken advantage of by scammers. It was difficult getting access to the victims–until the Deputy Press Secretary was also targeted by the thief! And to top it off, the scammer impersonated the Bishop himself.
From there, we were able to blow the story wide open. We engaged the media, securing coverage across secular news outlets: