was a Mormon bishop in Argentina; accused of a sex crime; convicted

Case Summary

12/14/04 – Argentina

LDS church member Alberto Reyes, a Bishop in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was arrested and convicted of sexual assault of a nine year old girl.

“This pedophile has a long history of child abuse against his own daughter who is now 23 and testified against him.

“Reyes, preached in a chapel of Jose Leon Suarez, in the Buenos Aires province, was arrested and prosecuted for alleged sexual assault of a child under nine years.” “He is also suspected of abusing another child who was 11 years old.

“He was married for 15 years.

The child was examined physically and specialist observed signs which were presumably a result of the abuse.”

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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.