Fake nun linked to notorious 'church'

(AP) - The state attorney general's office isinvestigating a phony nun who dons a habit to beg on the streets ofNew York.Mindy LeGrand is part

NEW YORK - (AP) - The state attorney general's office isinvestigating a phony nun who dons a habit to beg on the streets ofNew York.

Mindy LeGrand is part of an unaccredited church based inBrooklyn called St. John's Pentecostal of Crown Heights.

Church founder Devernon LeGrand was convicted of one count ofrape and three counts of murder in the 1970s. He died in prison.Mindy LeGrand is related to him by marriage.

The office of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo issued subpoenasMonday. A spokesman for Cuomo said he could not provide details ofthe ongoing investigation.

No one answered the phone yesterday at the Brooklyn house, whereLegrand and others affiliated with St. John's live.

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