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Authorities say a Philadelphia man has been arrested on charges that he posed as a so-called Mormon "pastor" to cash a refund check intended for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Authorities say a Philadelphia man has been arrested on charges that he posed as a so-called Mormon "pastor" to cash a refund check intended for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Federal prosecutors say 52-year-old Mark Postell was arrested Sunday and charged with wire fraud.

They allege that he somehow obtained a check for more than $183,000 that a utility mailed to an address associated with a Mormon cathedral under construction.

Prosecutors allege that Postell took the check to a check-cashing business April 28 and deposited the funds using a fake ID listing the church's address as his own and presented himself as the "pastor" a position that the Mormon faith doesn't have.

Court documents don't list a defense attorney who could comment on the charges.