A former employee of Hillsong has accused the church of misappropriating its finances and giving “large cash gifts” to the family of its founding pastor, Brian Houston.
According to an ABC Investigations report, Natalie Moses alleges in her lawsuit that Hillsong transferred money to international entities to avoid its charity obligations.
She claims to have uncovered questionable record-keeping and attempts by Hillsong to illegally hide international transfers in breach of charity rules.
It is alleged that “significant” gifts were given to church directors as well as their family and friends, and that credit cards were used to buy designer products.
Moses worked for over two years in Hillsong’s financial department but claims she was suspended after challenging some of…