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$25,000 Reward Offered in Texas Megachurch Theft

HOUSTON (AP) -- A $25,000 reward is being offered for clues to solving a $600,000 theft from the Houston megachurch led by Joel Osteen.
   A Crime Stoppers statement Friday announced the reward in the Lakewood Church burglary case. Houston police say $200,000 in cash and $400,000 in checks were taken from a church safe between 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9, and 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 10.
   No arrests have been made.
   Lakewood Church said the money and checks taken, as well as some envelopes with credit card information, had been collected that weekend. Church officials say there was no data breach and the stolen funds are insured. Credit card information was in donation envelopes.
   More than 40,000 people attend weekly services led by Osteen, whose televised sermons reach nearly 100 countries.

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