Trial ordered for politician accused of impersonating LDS general authority

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  • Irony Guy Bountiful, Utah
    June 25, 2016 7:51 p.m.

    Utah County.


  • John C. C. Payson, UT
    June 25, 2016 6:19 p.m.

    How could he have become the republican candidate for commissioner in the first place? Wasn't he vetted by the delegates to the County Convention?

    Oh, right. As Republicans are fond of saying, this is not a democracy.

  • cjb Bountiful, UT
    June 25, 2016 2:41 p.m.

    He lied about the risk of the investment. That is basically theft.

  • Richard Larson Galt, CA
    June 25, 2016 12:48 p.m.

    Interesting choice of word considering
    the entity they (the defendants) are

  • whatsup1 Kekaha, HI
    June 25, 2016 12:27 p.m.

    What? No multilevel marketing involved?

  • UtahTroutStalker draper, UT
    June 25, 2016 12:18 a.m.

    The headline is a bit misleading. This guy is not on trial for impersonating a religious authority of the LDS faith. He is standing trial for defrauding people out of their money.

    He could have pretended to be anyone or anything for that matter - the fact that he lied and basically stole money is the reason he is on trial.

  • xert Santa Monica, CA
    June 24, 2016 9:39 p.m.

    Oh lighten up! I dressed up as Pope Benedict one time and nobody said a word!