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A federal judge has denied defense requests to halt proceedings in a civil lawsuit filed by former wives of Tony Alamo
The judge ruled that the law does not permit civil defendants to request a halt to proceedings in cases it speculates may be the subject of a criminal investigation. [Read more...]
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from followers of evangelist Tony Alamo who had their children taken away when they wouldn’t agree not to expose them to the controversial ministry.
The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that the taking of the children was not a barrier to the parents’ constitutional rights to practice religion. [Read more...]
A federal magistrate has upheld a $66 million judgment against jailed evangelist Tony Alamo for abuse suffered by two boys when they were being reared in his ministry.
A jury awarded Seth Calagna and Spencer Ondrisek, former members raised in the controversial Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, $3 million apiece in actual damages and $30 million apiece in punitive damages after a trial in June. [Read more...]
Imprisoned cult leader Tony Alamo
owes millions of dollars in court-ordered restitution for abusing some of his former followers, triggering a nationwide hunt for assets still controlled by the Arkansas ‘evangelist.’
Former followers have won millions in court judgments
, but government and private investigators say Mr. Alamo kept few assets in his name, making it difficult to collect. [Read more...]
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...]
The Arkansas Supreme Court says a judge was right to terminate the parental rights of seven people who saw their 16 children seized from the compound of evangelist Tony Alamo
The judge concluded that, among other things, the children faced danger of beatings and forced fasts ordered by the evangelist who was convicted
in 2009 of transporting underage girls across state lines for sex and sentenced to 175 years in prison
. [Read more...]