Dayton pastor reports text messages asking parishioners for gift cards

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Angelo Anthony told police that six parishioners have contacted him about receiving text messages.

The texts come from someone posing to be Anthony and tell the parishioners to buy $950 in gift cards and to text them the validation number, according to the report.

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The texts have come from two phone numbers.

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