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.