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Polygamist Cult Leader Lyle Jeffs Caught by FBI After a Year on the Run
Jeffs, a bishop in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, had escaped after being arrested for alleged food-stamp fraud last year.
Polygamist Parents Have Been Convicted of Child Trafficking in Canada
For the first time, members of the country's most notorious polygamist colony were found guilty of taking their 13-year-old daughter to the US for sexual purposes.
Why I Left a Polygamist Colony but Stayed in My Plural Marriage
With British Columbia polygamists on trial, we spoke to a woman who left the church but fought to keep her family together.
The Women Changing Canada's Most Infamous Polygamist Colony from the Inside
Bountiful, British Columbia, has been in the news for an ongoing child trafficking trial, but the fundamentalist Mormon settlement is also home to a small group of women leaders who defy stereotypes.
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'I'm a Person, and I Deserve More': What It's Like to Escape a Polygamous Cult
In Utah, members of the Kingston Clan blend into contemporary society—but the Mormon group openly practices polygamy and incest and exploits its members financially. We spoke to former members to uncover what it's like to grow up in the religious sect...
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What Life Is Like After Leaving a Notorious Mormon Polygamist Sect
VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
The Long Search for the Missing Child Brides of a Mormon Polygamist Sect
Inside the investigation into the cross-border pipeline used to transport the underage wives of FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.
Polygamist Cult Leader Used Olive Oil to Slip Away from FBI, Police Say
FLDS cult leader Lyle Jeffs escaped from house arrest last month; according to police, he may have gotten away with the help of a popular cooking agent.
Leader of Polygamist FLDS Cult Has Escaped House Arrest in Utah
Even though prosecutors argued that the cult elder, Lyle Jeffs, was a flight risk, a Salt Lake City judge allowed him to be confined under house arrest.
Inside the Lawsuits that Could Finally Take Down the FLDS Mormon Cult
Members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have been accused of a host of offenses over the years—including sexual assault, religious discrimination, and fraud. Two lawsuits brought to court this year could finally...
Tiny Tombstones: Inside the FLDS Graveyard for Babies Born from Incest
In the polygamist cult of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, cousins were encouraged to marry in order to preserve certain bloodlines. Years of inbreeding have resulted in children born with serious birth defects.
Inside the Food Stamp Scandal That Could Be the Downfall of the FLDS Church
We spoke to a woman who escaped the polygamist Mormon cult about the church's alleged welfare fraud currently under investigation by the FBI.