Boy scout leader, LDS church member; convicted for sexually molesting multiple boy scouts

About Craig Mathias

Craig Mathias Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

In early July 1987, Craig Mathias, of Simi Valley, California, was arrested on charges (lewd and lascivious acts against children) that he molested 11 Scouts, 12 to 14 years old, over an 18-month period during overnight sleepovers at his home.

On 1987-07-27, Mathias was placed in the BSA’s confidential “ineligible volunteer” files.

On 1987-08-27, Mathias pleaded guilty to five felony counts of lewd acts with children under 14.

He was sentenced to six years in prison.

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