The financial troubles of the wife of fugitive pastor Paul Mukendi continue while the Agence du Revenu Québec is claiming more than $31,000 in unpaid taxes.
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Revenu Québec has registered a legal mortgage of $31,353.22 on Carmen Mukendi’s house located at 1065 rue Thomas-Fromont in the Cap-Rouge sector.
The Agency mentions that Ms. Mukendi owes this amount to the State under the personal income tax law for the year 2020.
Mme Mukendi acquired this house for the sum of $625,000 in 2020.
Not a first
The main creditor, Immeubles des Grands Bourgs, registered last fall a notice of exercise for taking in payment for a debt of $468,750 on the residence.
In 2019, the couple were evicted from their Beauport home due to their similar issues.
M’s husbandme Mukendi, Paul, former pastor of the Word of Life Evangelical Center in Quebec City, declared bankruptcy in 2018 due to debts of $559,274. From 2012 to 2016 he declared an average income of $12,1717.
Paul Mukendi is best known for his sex crime convictions and for fleeing Quebec justice by taking refuge in the Democratic Republic of Congo in August.
He was first sentenced in 2020 to eight years in prison for sexual assault on a minor. In his absence, he received an additional two-year sentence for another assault last December.
Carmen Mukendi was arrested by the SPVQ for the first time on September 8. She was accused of making comments on Facebook about an alleged victim of her husband despite a publication ban.
Mme Mukendi had been released on a promise to appear, but arrested again the following month.
The SPVQ had been informed that she was in possession of plane tickets to go to Paris on October 14 with her 14-month-old child and feared that she was trying to evade justice.
On December 6, Carmen Mukendi appeared with three other devotees of the Word of Life Evangelical Center; Cedric Malayi, Stephanie Milliard and Pierrick Tardif.
They have all been accused of harassing an alleged victim of Pastor Mukendi, thus violating a court order.
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La saga Mukendi
October 3, 2017
Paul Mukendi is arrested by the SPVQ and faces multiple sexual charges.
May 17, 2018
Search of the Word of Life Evangelical Center by Revenu Québec, which filed a legal mortgage of $212,772 for unpaid taxes.
Paul Mukendi withdraws his name from the Registrar of Companies. His wife Carmen becomes president of the Evangelical Center.
Paul Mukendi declares bankruptcy. His debts amount to $559,274.
Paul Mukendi is found guilty of nine counts, including sexual assault, assault with bodily harm and death threats. The victim was 14 years old at the start of the 12-year offense period.
Paul Mukendi loses his rights to his house in Beauport.
Revenu Québec lays 8 counts of tax evasion against Paul Mukendi and the Evangelical Center.
February 27, 2020
Paul Mukendi is sentenced to an eight-year prison term for the sexual assault.
The Court of Appeal releases Paul Mukendi until the appeal is heard.
The Superior Court indicates that Paul Mukendi will have to undergo another trial for charges of sexual assault on two other people.
Carmen Mukendi buys a house for $625,000 in Cap-Rouge.
June 11, 2021
The Superior Court renders its decision on the bankruptcy of Paul Mukendi. Its unsecured debts amount to $432,597.63, including $391,897.97 in tax debts.
The Court of Appeal maintains the guilty verdict of Paul Mukendi. He has until 3 p.m. on August 20 to surrender to prison authorities and begin his sentence.
Paul Mukendi fled. He will be found later in the Democratic Republic of Congo from where he cannot be extradited.
Carmen Mukendi is arrested and then released on a promise to appear for making comments on Facebook about an alleged victim of her husband.
Carmen Mukendi is arrested again. She is in possession of a plane ticket to go the next day to Paris. The SPVQ fears that she in turn will flee justice.
The creditor files a notice of exercise for taking in payment for a debt of $468,750 on the residence of Carmen Mukendi.
Carmen Mukendi and three followers of the Word of Life Center are accused of harassing an alleged victim of Paul Mukendi.
Paul Mukendi is sentenced, in his absence, to 2 additional years in prison for another sexual assault.
21 mars 2022
Revenu Québec takes a legal mortgage on Carmen Mukendi’s house. She owes $31,353.22 in taxes for 2020.
—With the collaboration of Jean-François Racine.