Former LDS/Mormon church employees who have been publicly accused or found guilty of sexual abuse or sex crimes.

  • Bothell, Timothy William was a Mormon and LDS church employee; pleaded guilty and was sentenced in 2013 for sexual abuse of 2 girls ages 11 and 13
  • Haws, Elwood Bruce was a longtime employee and vice president of an LDS church-owned trust company in Utah; charged in 2020 with 13 second degree felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor (related to possession of child pornography); admitted that he viewed child pornography 3-4 times a week for 30 minutes over a 3-4 year span; in 2021, pleaded guilty to three of those counts; in 2023, violated probation
  • Johnson, Melvin Kay was a seminary teacher, BYU religion professor; accused by his children of sexually abusing his daughters; excommunicated, rebaptized; confessed to sexual abuse, but has not been arrested or criminally charged