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Resource ID: #5367
Subject: Religion
Source: Observer (Charlotte, N.C.)
Date: March 20 - April 28



Charlotte Observer discloses that PTL Board chairman and president Jim Bakker and his aides secretly paid $265,000 in ministry funds to Jessica Hahn in an effort to silence her allegations of a 1980 extramarital sexual encounter with Bakker. Bakker resigned his post during an Observer interview.

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