was a Mormon church member in Utah; accused of sexual abuse

Case Summary

11/01/10 Utah

LDS Brandon Scott Cordero allegedly sexually abused a child for two years “Elder

Brandon Scott Cordero was released from his mission and sent home immediately when
the charges against him came to light,” church spokesman Scott Trotter said in February
after Cordero’s arrest. The abuse took place prior to his mission call.”

“Family members said while Cordero has spoken to an LDS bishop about the incident, he
did not confess to the rape charges, which they called inaccurate. The issue, they said, is
between Cordero, his bishop and the authorities.”

Mormon Sexual Abuse Map

International map of locations where active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints perpetrated or allegedly perpetrated sexual abuse or other sex crimes, or where LDS leaders failed or allegedly failed to help abuse survivors.