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LAYTON — Layton Christian Academy officers stated they’ve fired 4 directors on the faculty after receiving details about “monetary malfeasance.”

Greg Miller, head of the varsity; Karen Miller, an administrator; Jared Miller, secondary training principal; and Lexie Miller, a pupil life advisor, are members of the identical household and have been all terminated.

“I had no selection however to terminate Greg Miller, Karen Miller, Jared Miller and Lexi Miller,” Rev. Myke Crowder, founding father of Layton Christian Academy and senior pastor on the Christian Life Heart, stated in a letter to the Layton Christian Academy group Monday.

“They’re instantly terminated from all employment and illustration of Christian Life Heart Church or Layton Christian Academy, Eagle Elite Sports activities, or every other applications associated to CLC or LCA,” Myke Crowder stated.

In the identical letter, Myke Crowder stated that the varsity can’t launch further particulars on why the 4 directors have been fired, attributable to authorized proceedings which might be underway.

Nevertheless, court docket paperwork from a lawsuit filed by the Christian Life Heart Church and obtained by KSL-TV allege that the Miller household was behind a “huge fraud and doubtlessly multi-million greenback embezzlement scheme,” that concerned the Millers diverting tuition cash to their very own enterprise ventures.

The paperwork additionally say that Myke Crowder’s son and affiliate pastor on the faculty, Chris Crowder, turned suspicious of the Millers late final 12 months after an $88,000 bill was turned in, resulting in an inside investigation.

“We did an inside investigation, and that investigation received to the purpose the place we felt like we would have liked to show it over to correct authorities,” Chris Crowder stated. “No matter what number of controls you’ve got on transactions, looks as if there’s at all times one thing you will get round.”

The church has filed the lawsuit to attempt to recoup among the cash and cease the Millers from gaining access to the monetary data.

“If the Millers are usually not stopped, they might financially destroy Christian Life Heart as a complete,” the doc stated.

In a separate letter to Layton Christian Academy dad and mom, Crowder acknowledged an absence of transparency and communication from faculty directors which have brought on frustration for folks.

“We acknowledge the shortage of communication that has been taking place over the previous months has been tough for a lot of of you. It has been tough for me to observe because the founding father of Layton Christian Academy and the pastor of CLC for over 35 years,” Myke Crowder stated, including that the brand new administrative employees will likely be “open and clear.”

In response to the frustration from dad and mom, Layton Christian Academy held an “open dialogue” with dad and mom on the Kids’s Heart Auditorium on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Crowder and Layton Christian Academy declined requests for remark Tuesday.

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Logan Stefanich is a reporter with KSL.com, masking southern Utah communities, training, enterprise and navy information.

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