Former Pottstown pastor faces jail time for writing bad check

    Michael Wilkerson is no stranger to jail. The former Pottstown pastor was spent a few years there after duping contractors working on his mansion out of thousands of dollars in 2002. Now he’s facing felony charges.

    Wilkerson could spend three-and-a-half to seven years in prison if convicted of writing a bad check to a car dealer, the Mercury reports. In September 2009, Wilkerson gave a check for $11,000 to buy a Mercedes Benz from a dealer in Whitemarsh. The check ended up bouncing.


    Wilkerson is in county jail in lieu of bail. If I was the  bailor, I wouldn’t accept a check.

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