Category: Sexual Abuse

Scales and Gavel

Riverside Elementary School Aide Arrested for Sex Assault on Children

A technology aide at Liberty Elementary School in Riverside, CA., has been arrested on suspicion of inappropriately touching at least 4 students, and police say there may be more victims.

LDS Church in Utah

FLDS Food Stamp Fraud Charges Dropped

A member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints charged with food stamp fraud will avoid jail time and fines after his charges were dropped.

LDS Church in Utah

FLDS Leader Sentenced in Food Stamp Fraud Case

A high-ranking member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has reached a plea bargain with federal prosecutors.

LDS Church in Utah

Judge Denies Venue Change for Mormon Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A federal judge has denied a request by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to move a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse in a church-run Navajo foster program out of a tribal court.

LDS Church in Utah

Judge Won’t Dismiss FLDS Food Stamp Lawsuit on Religious Grounds

A federal judge won't dismiss food stamp fraud charges filed against members of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who say sharing their benefits is legal.

LDS Church in Utah

Utah AG Investigating Human Trafficking Linked to FLDS Towns

The Utah Attorney General's Office may be conducting an investigation into human trafficking and labor violations associated with the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints.

LDS Church in Utah

Warren Jeffs Won’t Answer FLDS Abuse Lawsuit

Convicted pedophile Warren Jeffs refuses to answer an abuse lawsuit filed against him by former members of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints.

LDS Church in Utah

$50K Reward Offered for Capture of FLDS Leader Lyle Jeffs

The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Lyle Jeffs, leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

LDS Church in Utah

Defendant Seeks to Postpone FLDS Food Stamp Fraud Trial

One of the 11 defendants accused of defrauding the federal food stamp program to benefit the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints is asking that his trial be postponed until next year.

LDS Church in Utah

Warren Jeffs Restructuring FLDS from Prison: Prosecutors

Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints leader Warren Jeffs is currently orchestrating a shakeup of his crumbling sect, according to court documents filed Monday by federal prosecutors.