US, Brazil Officials Investigate Word of Faith Church Accused of Using Students, Tourists 'Like Slaves'

Officials in Brazil and the U.S. announced Wednesday that they are investigating the controversial evangelical Word of Faith Fellowship Church in Spindale, North Carolina, after the sect was accused of enticing young members of the Brazilian branch of their church to come to America on tourist and student visas, then coercing them to illegally work "like slaves" with little or no pay.

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