From XFamily - Children of God

Since the early 1970s, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation has conducted several investigations of the Children of God cult and the activities of its leadership.

2004 investigation

In late 2004, the San Diego office of the FBI began investigating the organization's activities after receiving a referral from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Affidavits regarding abuse in The Family may be submitted to the FBI at the address below.

9797 Aero Drive
San Diego, CA 92123

Attn: RE:The Family International

You can also reach the San Diego field office at the following number: (858) 565-1255



Lucksted, Orlin D. and D. F. Martell, "Cults: A Conflict Between Religious Liberty and Involuntary Servitude?," FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, April, May, and June 1982., Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Department of Justice1982-06 – contains several paragraphs which mention Children of God, David Berg and Flirty fishing.

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