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ID:

342

Date:

2008-04-13

Headline:

Pentagon funds aid polygamous sect

Reporter's name:

Tim Sandler

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

NBC News

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Documents obtained by NBC News via FOIA revealed a polygamous sect in Texas may have been funded by federal defense contracts awarded to companies run by officials of the religious group. The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) attracted headlines when federal law enforcement officials raided its West Texas compound after an anonymous caller accused the group of child abuse.

Keywords:

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FLDS, contracting, Pentagon

URL:

http://deepbackground.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2008/04/13/886162.aspx


Agencies:

DOD
FBI

States:

TX
UT

Categories:

federal budget


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