A Chinese student went missing after his family was extorted for $80,000.
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As allies abandon him, the anti-trafficking star’s disgrace appears to have prematurely ended the career of Utah’s attorney general, a close friend.
“OUR only focused on allowing its celebrity founder, defendant Tim Ballard, to live the lavish lifestyle of a wealthy sex tourist and sexually manipulate and abuse employees, contractors, and volunteers,” the suit reads.
The founder of the anti-trafficking group OUR has been sued by several accusers, who say he used their faith and visions from a psychic to sexually coerce them.
Whistleblowers told investigators, and tried to raise concerns internally, about “cowboy” behavior and misappropriation of donor funds.
Files from a joint local and federal criminal investigation released to VICE News describe video evidence of the incident, which took place in Mexico on an Operation Underground Railroad mission.
Tim Ballard’s Departure From Operation Underground Railroad Followed Sexual Misconduct Investigation
“O.U.R. is dedicated to combatting sexual abuse, and does not tolerate sexual harassment or discrimination by anyone in its organization,” the organization tells VICE News.
A church spokesperson tells VICE News that Ballard “betrayed his friendship” with a powerful leader, who “never authorized his name, or the name of the Church, to be used for Tim’s personal or financial interests.”
As age verification technology legislation spreads across the country, time-consuming processes like what xHamster users in Utah now face may become the new norm for watching porn online.
A parent is arguing that if banned books like 'Gender Queer' are pulled from shelves, the Bible—with its sex scenes, incest, and murder—should be banned, too.