In an interview with The Associated Press, Ephren Taylor has spoken out about what he's doing to address the lawsuit claims against him by New Birth members and possibly hundreds others. There are 10 New Birth Missionary Baptist Church members that say Ephren Taylor and their pastor Bishop Eddie Long conspired to defraud them through "wealth-building" seminars and sermons in 2009.
"In my case and that of my former company, some of the negative effects of a situation with very complex economics impacted businesses, individuals and families despite our best intentions," Taylor said in a statement to The Associated Press.
The church members say in a DeKalb County lawsuit that Ephren Taylor Jr. urged them to liquidate their retirement accounts, and as a result some lost their life savings.
"Don't assume that I am just another greedy businessman," Taylor said in the statement. "I am taking action to make things right."
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