Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting
Matthew W. Crouch
Within the last year, this charity had a CN Advisory removed. Read More
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Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.
This donor advisory was published on Wednesday, May 9, 2012
On May 4, 2012, The New York Times reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at Trinity Broadcasting Network, an affiliate of Trinity Broadcasting of New York, in an article titled, "Family Battle Offers Look Inside Lavish TV Ministry." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The New York Times article.
On September 18, 2012, The Orange County Register published an article titled, "Trinity escapes 'vexatious litigant' label -- for now." For more information, please see The Orange County Register article.
On December 26, 2013, The Christian Post published an article titled, "Court Battles Continue Between TBN and Televangelist Jan Crouch's Granddaughters." For more information, please see The Christian Post article.
On February 3, 2015, The Christian Post published an article titled, "TBN Execs Threatened Founder's Granddaughter With Gun, Fired Her for Refusing to Skim $100M of Charitable Assets, Lawsuit Claims." For more information, please see The Christian Post article.
On May 9, 2017, The Mercury News published an article titled, "Child rape claim reveals dark secrets of California televangelist family." For more information, please see The Mercury News article.
On June 6, 2017, The Los Angeles Times published an article titled, "Jury awards televangelist's granddaughter $2 million in Trinity Broadcasting molestation scandal." For more information, please see The Los Angeles Times article.
On June 6, 2017, The Los Angeles Times published an article titled, "Molestation scandal is latest setback to once-mighty Trinity Broadcasting Network." For more information, please see The Los Angeles Times article.