Boesak charged with misuse of funds

January 1997
Christian Century;1/22/97, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p74
Reports on the indictment of former South African clergyman Allan Boesak on charges of misappropriating donations from international church and aid groups. Trial of Boesak for nine counts of fraud and twenty-one counts od theft; Boesak's alleged use of donations for his personal expenses; Boesak's denial of any wrongdoing.


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