‘Cake porn seductress’ who had affair with Greek Orthodox Priest in New York accused of stashing $100,000 in secret bank account

Author: Jennifer Newton for MailOnline
Date Published: 11/02/2015
Publication: Daily Mail
Ethel Bouzalas, left, who has been accused of stashing $100,000 in a secret bank account. Last month an alleged affair was revealed with high ranking Greek Orthodox priest Father George Passias, right
Ethel Bouzalas, left, who has been accused of stashing $100,000 in a secret bank account. Last month an alleged affair was revealed with high ranking Greek Orthodox priest Father George Passias, right
The pastor, who worked St. Spyridon Church in New York City resigned after the tapes emerged while Bouzalas is a former principal of the attached paraochial school, pictured
The pastor, who worked St. Spyridon Church in New York City resigned after the tapes emerged while Bouzalas is a former principal of the attached paraochial school, pictured
Passias, pictured here giving a sermon on evolution, was once the chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and was in charge of all Greek Orthodox priests in the US
Passias, pictured here giving a sermon on evolution, was once the chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and was in charge of all Greek Orthodox priests in the US
  • Ethel Bouzalas has been accused of stashing $100,000 in a bank account
  • Alleged she opened the account without the knowledge of church officials 
  • She gained notoriety after an alleged affair with Father George Passias 
  • Came after it a series of ‘cake porn’ sex tapes of the pair emerged  

The mistress of a high ranking Greek Orthodox priest whose alleged affair was revealed in a series of ‘cake porn’ sex tapes has been accused of stashing $100,000 in a secret slush fund.

Married Ethel Bouzalas, 45, from Washington Heights, New York, gained notoriety earlier this month after footage emerged of her relationship with Father George Passias, 67, a married pastor.

The clips showed Bouzalas sitting on cakes in a thong and rubbing her feet in his face as Passias looked on.

The pastor, who worked St. Spyridon Church in New York City resigned after the tapes emerged while Bouzalas is a former principal of the attached paraochial school.

However, according to the New York Post, Bouzalas stashed $100,000 in a secret money market bank account opened at the TD bank without the knowledge of church trustees.

The chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Church in the United States Bishop Andonios Paropoulos, told the newspaper how she opened the account last spring with money generated by a church-owned rental property.

He added that she didn’t inform the church president until shortly before the sex scandal was exposed.

However Bouzalas herself has insisted no wrong doing and that the account opened at TD Bank was never secret.

The sex scandal came to light in September after Bouzalas’ husband emailed the current chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Church in the United States, Bishop Andonios Paropoulos.

Bishop Paropoulos told The New York Post that Passias and Bouzalas came to meet with him and that Passias was suspended on September 16.

Bishop Andonios said he had not seen the sex tapes which were sent anonymously to the New York Post but that he ‘learned of their existence during our meetings with both parties.’

The sender of the videos wrote The New York Post that a private investigator was hired to follow the couple to New Jersey and Cold Spring in Upstate New York where they filmed their strange sexual encounters.

One of the videos sent to The Post features Bouzalas sitting on a banana bread load wrapped in cellophane until it’s flattened while donning black stiletto heels and lingerie.

In another one of the videos Bouzalas rubs her feet all over the priests face while they both lie under a mirrored ceiling.

Rumors of an inappropriate relationship surfaced in 2013 after a church handyman said he once saw Bouzalas sitting on the priest’s lap.

Bouzalas said that she converted to the Greek Orthodox faith and that Passias baptized her while she wore a bikini before she went on to marry her husband who is also Greek Orthodox.

Shortly after becoming Passias’ assistant Bouzalas was promoted to be the volunteer principal of the St. Spyridon Parochial School which goes from kindergarten to eight grade despite having no education credentials.

Passias addressed the allegations in 2013 and said that the rumors were thought up by ‘evil minded people’ who wanted him gone.

‘They have been saying I’m having a private affair with her,’ he added.

‘She is a goddaughter to me. That’s it.’