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Two former members of Tony Alamo Christian Ministries have been awarded $33 million each after they sued Alamo for ordering them to be beaten.
The two men testified that evangelist Tony Alamo ordered his enforcer, John Kolbek, to beat them. [Read more...]
Evangelist Tony Alamo
, who is serving a 175-year sentence
in federal prison for taking young girls across state lines for sex, faces a civil trial starting Tuesday that he ordered the beating
of two of his former ministry members.
The alleged enforcer, John Kolbek, died last January while on the run. [Read more...]
Police say John Kolbeck, a man sought for more than two years on charges he beat disobedient followers of a now-convicted evangelist, has died Thursday in Kentucky op an apparent heart attack, Associated Press reports
. [Read more...]
The alleged enforcer of evangelist Tony Alamo
must pay $3 million in restitution to two boys he’s believed to have beaten bloody
on the preacher’s behalf and left haunted for life, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
The teens have also sued Alamo. [Read more...]
When Tony Alamo was arrested
last year, his enforcer — John Erwin Kolbeck — fled and hasn’t been seen since
The television show America’s Most Wanted
is in Fort Smith, Arkansas to take the story to a national level in hopes of finding him. [Read more...]
An attorney said Wednesday that he plans to publish a notice in a newspaper as early as next week giving the man accused of being Tony Alamo
‘s “enforcer” 30 days to respond to a lawsuit
or risk having a judgment entered against him.
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Harry F. Barnes gave Carter permission to notify Kolbeck of the lawsuit by publishing a notice [in] the Texarkana Gazette. [Read more...]
A judge’s ruling Wednesday gives two teenagers an extra three months to find the man they say beat them while they were members of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries and serve him with a copy of their lawsuit.
But the teenagers’ attorney, W. David Carter of Texarkana, Texas, said he doesn’t expect to wait that long to move forward with the lawsuit, which seeks damages against the ministry’s leader, Tony Alamo, and John Kolbeck, whom authorities have identified as Alamo’s “enforcer.” [Read more...]