Taking a page from the old Televangelist Scandal Playbook, the Oral Roberts family takes its turn at bat.

This AP article has the full story.

The Oral Roberts University was founded 44 years ago by its namesake who, upon receiving a spoken message from God, raised $8 million on his television show to build it. The campus buildings are hideous and ostentatious, much better suited for Dubai than the Oklahoma plains.

Among the allegations, the suit claims that Roberts supported a local mayoral candidate in direct violation of Federal Law that strictly prohibits non-profits’ involvement in political campaigns.

Lindsay Roberts, the wife, is alleged to have used donations and University funds to support her lavish lifestyle of red Mercedes and boy toys. The Roberts’ daughter was flown to the Bahamas on a senior trip in the University jet at a cost of over $29,000.

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