Sunday, November 30, 2014

Slain woman's family alleges AA meetings point 'financial, sexual, and violent predators' to victims

A California wrongful death lawsuit claims that AA, a nonprofit organization known for its 12-step program, attracts some "who find it a convenient place to meet targets for a so-called “13th step”–exploiting troubled women sexually and financially...The suit was filed by the parents of a woman who was allegedly killed by a fellow [AA] participant, Eric Allen Earle. His ex-wife and others close to him said he repeatedly relapsed and became violent when drinking, and court records show he had been the subject of six restraining orders."  More.

Originally posted by Martha Neil in ABA Journal News.

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