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Jehovah’s Witnesses Owe $2 Million for Hiding Info on Child Sex Abuse

Jehovah’s Witnesses Owe $2 Million for Hiding Info on Child Sex Abuse

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have been refusing to hand over internal documents related to child sex assault in a court case in California, and it’s costing the church $4,000 per day. So far their secrecy means they owe $2 million, according to a new report by Reveal.

The ruling stems from a case in San Diego, where Osbaldo Padron sued the Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to warn congregants that a child abuser was in their midst.

Padron, a former Jehovah’s Witness, was sexually abused as a child by an adult member of his congregation named Gonzalo Campos. Campos confessed to sexually abusing seven children. 

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/11/18/jehovahs-witnesses-owe-2-million-for-hiding-info-on-child-sex-abuse/