The founders of Angel Food Ministries, a now defunct faith-based nonprofit, pleaded guilty to federal charges Monday, the Walton Tribune has reported.

Pastors Joe and Linda Wingo and one son, Andy, will be sentenced May 29 in Macon for money laundering and other charges.

The nonprofit started as way to provide food to laid-off millworkers. It grew into a $140 million-a-year nonprofit that sold boxes of low-cost food through a nationwide network of churches and civic organizations. That came to an end in 2009 when federal authorities raided the nonprofit and seized financial records.

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