Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

A guide to religious gurus and fraudsters

Keep an eye out for these religious gurus and hucksters, some of them are still around. If a church is asking for an investment and promising a cash return, you know something is probably amiss.

Minnesota Pastor Accused of Sexually Abusing Two Men he Counseled

Ryan Jay Muehlhauser, 55, of Cambridge, Minnesota, senior pastor at Lakeside Christian Church, and church associate for 22 years, has been accused of sexually abusing two men who came to him for counseling regarding unwanted homosexual urges.

Church Pastor Arrested After Cameras Discovered in Women’s Bathroom

Robert Lyzenga, 55, a pastor at Sunrise Christian Reform Church in Tippecanoe County, Ind., since 2002, was arrested last week on suspicion of voyeurism.

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