CourtSide - The FindLaw Breaking Legal News Blog

Tony Alamo Convicted: Cult Leader's Rape and Sexual Assault Charges

The following post and materials were written and compiled by Joel Zand of FindLaw:

Religious cult leader Bernie Lazar Hoffman a/k/a Tony Alamo, was convicted by a federal jury on charges of rape, sexual assault, and carnal abuse with girls when they were as young as 8, 11, and 12 years-old, and transporting them across state lines.

Show below are copies of a detailed criminal complaint with an FBI affidavit detailing conduct he was charged with, and an indictment filed in June 2009:

Tony Alamo's criminal complaint and FBI affidavit
(Warning: allegations are graphic; document partially redacted):

Tony Alamo's Superseding Indictment


 

Related Resources