Tony Alamo (born Bernie LaZar Hoffman, September 20, 1934 in Joplin, Missouri) is an American preacher, singer, entrepreneur, and religious evangelist. He and his then-wife Susan are best known as the founders of a radical fundamentalist organization currently known as Tony Alamo Christian Ministries. The organization is based in and around Fouke and Alma, Arkansas, United States, and has been referred to as a cult.
On 26 September, 2008, Alamo's compund was raided Alamo arrested on allegations of he transported minors across state lines for sexual purposes, and child pornography.
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