LAYTON, Utah — Church leaders and academics at Layton Christian Academy are in tears over an alleged “large fraud” operation at their faculty presumably involving tens of millions of {dollars}.

Seems, the suspects are a household of prime directors the senior pastor thought-about to be expensive family and friends.

Sr. Pastor Myke Crowder with the Christian Life Middle Church, which runs the academy, despatched a letter dwelling to folks saying he had “no selection” however to fireside Greg Miller, his spouse Karen, their son Jared Miller and his spouse Lexie.

A lawsuit filed by the church towards the Millers is looking it a “large fraud and doubtlessly multimillion greenback embezzlement scheme,” the place the Millers have been allegedly diverting tuition cash into their very own enterprise entities.

“We’re frankly devastated,” stated Chris Crowder, Myke’s son and affiliate pastor of the church. “We love the Miller household. They’ve labored for my dad for 29 years. My dad has cried, and he’s not the kind of individual to cry, however he’s devastated as a result of he cherished the Millers and loves the Millers nonetheless.”

Paperwork say Chris was the one who really grew to become suspicious of the Millers late final 12 months after an $88,000 bill was turned in. That’s when Chris says the interior investigation bought underway.

“We did an inner investigation, and that investigation bought to the purpose the place we felt like we would have liked to show it over to correct authorities,” he stated. “No matter what number of controls you have got on transactions, looks as if there’s all the time one thing you may get round.”

The church has filed the lawsuit to try to recoup a few of the cash and cease the Millers from having any entry to the monetary information. Paperwork say, “If the Millers should not stopped, they may financially destroy Christian Life Middle as a complete.”

KSL TV went to the Millers’ dwelling in Layton and it appeared that they have been within the strategy of transferring home goods out. They didn’t come to the door or reply when calling them by telephone.

“It’s straightforward to take a look at a information story and go, ‘wow, that stuff occurs,’ however when you find yourself the one who is aware of the individuals concerned, it’s a complete different degree of disappointment,” Chris stated.

To this point, prison prices haven’t been filed, however the church says it has met with the Davis County Lawyer.

KSL didn’t hear again from the Davis County Lawyer’s Workplace Tuesday night.

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