An area around the Kingdom of Jesus Christ Church in Los Angeles is closed off with crime scene tape on Wednesday. Photo: AP

FBI raids Philippines-based church in Los Angeles in sham-marriage immigration bust

  • Followers were allegedly tricked into becoming fundraisers, sent across US to solicit donations and beaten if they did not make daily quotas
  • Victims had passports confiscated and were kept in US via sham marriages
Topic |   Scams and swindles
An area around the Kingdom of Jesus Christ Church in Los Angeles is closed off with crime scene tape on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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