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Bay Area Atheists/Agnostics/Humanists/Freethinkers/Skeptics Message Board › World's largest Christian TV Channel: scandal

World's largest Christian TV Channel: scandal

Wendy
user 9892369
San Ramon, CA
Post #: 318
Didn't Jim and Tammy Faye Baker already act out this story line?

My favorite line in the story: "...the cover-up of director Janice Crouch's affair with a staff member at the Holy Land Experience" ========================================­==========================

World's largest Christian TV channel 'funds owners' exorbitant lifestyle'

http://www.guardian.c...­

[excerpt...]
According to the lawsuit, reported in US newspapers, Paul Crouch Sr obtained a $50m luxury jet for his personal use through a "sham loan", while church funds – many of which come from donations during events like its "Praise-a-thons" – paid for the dogs' mobile home.

McVeigh's lawsuit makes the most damning allegations, claiming "unlawful and unreported income distributions to Trinity Broadcasting's directors" with "multiple jet aircraft, including a $50m Global Express luxury jet aircraft purchased for the personal use of the Crouches through a sham loan … as well as an $8m Hawker jet aircraft purchased by Trinity Broadcasting for the personal use of director Janice Crouch".

It also describes the purchase of "multiple motor vehicles, including a $100,000 motor home purchased by Trinity Broadcasting as a mobile residence for director Janice Crouch's dogs".

Directors of the network are also accused of misusing funds to cover up sex scandals, including the alleged "cover-up and destruction of evidence concerning a bloody sexual assault involving Trinity Broadcasting and affiliated Holy Land Experience employees; the cover-up of director Janice Crouch's affair with a staff member at the Holy Land Experience; the cover-up of director Paul Crouch's use of Trinity Broadcasting funds to pay for a legal settlement with Enoch Lonnie Ford (a former TBN employee who said he had a homosexual affair with [founder] Paul Crouch)".



Jim H.
user 13903589
Walnut Creek, CA
Post #: 2
Trailer trash plus money gleaned from fools is still trailer trash. They just have flying trailers!
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