This is an absolutely bonkers tale full of insane corruption and redemption.
I'm gonna step out of the way without further comment and let you read this horrifying-yet-amazing story:
Okay, one comment: Praise God!
"You must not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked to be a malicious witness. You must not follow a crowd in wrongdoing. Do not testify in a lawsuit and go along with a crowd to pervert justice." – Exodus 23:1-2