was an LDS church member from Utah and a missionary in Dominican Republic; confessed to making child porn; LDS church leaders allegedly didn't report his crime

Case Summary

Benjamin Alyk was a Mormon church member in Utah.

According to news reports, Alyk claimed he told multiple LDS church officials and even appeared before a disciplinary council. He turned himself in to police in 2018. He pleaded guilty to six counts of voyeuristic image distribution and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

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  1. Benjamin Alyk
    view source details | 20 Sep 2023 | Offender Radar
  2. LDS Church leaders didn't report man who confessed to making child porn, docs say
    view source details | 24 Jul 2019 | KUTV
  3. LDS Church leaders didn’t report member who confessed to making child porn: docs
    view source details | 25 Jul 2019 | New York Post
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