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Fraudsters who targeted churchgoers sanctioned; ordered to pay $11 million in restitution
The Arizona Corporation Commission has voted to sanction a Chandler couple and another city resident for their alleged involvement in a bogus church-based scheme that cost investors millions of dollars. Edward and Maureen Purvis, Gregg Wolfe and their Scottsdale-based company -- Nakami Chi Group Ministries International -- were ordered to pay $11 million in restitution Wednesday and an additional $250,000 in administrative penalties.