ATLANTA — Attorneys representing two men who say a prominent pastor of a 25,000-member megachurch near Atlanta coerced them into a sexual relationship have filed a third lawsuit on behalf of another young male member of his church.
Attorney B.J. Bernstein said Wednesday the allegations in the lawsuit are similar to the previous civil complaints filed late Tuesday. The complaints were filed in DeKalb County State Court against Bishop Eddie Long. The Associated Press generally does not identify people who say they were victims of sexual impropriety.
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