Lawsuit claims church leader had knowledge of child abuse

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A lawsuit has been filed against a North Charleston church claiming that at least one of its leaders knew that its pastor was molesting children but did nothing.

Attorney Scott Beard says he filed a lawsuit on Friday against the Full Word Ministries church.

Beard says he represents the fourth victim of convicted child molester Tyrone Moore.

In July of 2009, Moore was sentenced to 30 years for lewd acts on a minor. Authorities say the victims were 12 and 13 at the time and the crimes happened in Moore's home from 2004 to 2006.

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