She was a self-appointed bishop of Deliverance Tabernacle Ministries, an organization she founded and proclaimed to offer faith-based services.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

CHICAGO (KDKA) – A Pittsburgh woman will spend the next 12 years in prison for forcing members of her church to work certain jobs.

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Prosecutors say 57-year-old Tracie Dickey also pocketed members’ money and directed them to defraud various hotels.

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A federal judge in Chicago sentenced her on Monday.

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Dickey was a self-appointed bishop of Deliverance Tabernacle Ministries, an organization she founded and proclaimed to offer faith-based services in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida.