On Wednesday, U.S. Postal Service inspectors and IRS criminal investigators raided the headquarters of televangelist Benny Hinn in North Texas.
According to NBC 5, Hinn’s Grapevine offices were raided at around 9 a.m. and the search continued into Thursday morning.
It has not yet been confirmed exactly what federal agents and investigators were looking for at Hinn’s headquarters.
Eyewitnesses claim seeing multiple agents walking in and out of the building carrying boxes. Hinn’s office refused to give any comment about the situation.
IRS Criminal Investigations Special Agent Michael Moseley told ABC News and local news stations the following: “Today, we are here on official business, we are conducting a search warrant on the premises. Basically, that’s all I can tell you today.”
Hinn was not present at the headquarters when the investigation was conducted. The 64-year-old Texan star is currently touring in Europe.
The televangelist was investigated by the Senate Finance Committee in 2007 over the personal use of church-owned luxury goods. Hinn and six others were cleared of any wrongdoing in 2011.
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