Houston Megachurch Pastor Pleading Not Guilty To Fraud Charges

Kirbyjon Cladwell is pleading not guilty to federal fraud charges

Houston pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell and a Louisiana financial planner have been accused of defrauding investors of more than $1 million

Houston megachurch pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell is pleading not guilty to federal fraud charges.

Caldwell posted bond in Shreveport, Louisiana on Thursday.

The pastor is accused of selling worthless bonds to vulnerable investors, making more than 3 million dollars.

The Houston Chronicle reports he plans to testify in his own defense.

Caldwell previously served as a spiritual adviser to President George W. Bush and campaigned for President Barack Obama.

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