I came across this article today in the Fresno Bee Newspaper.
This guy Grant Palmer, a long time devout mormon. has published a book called “An Insider’s View on Mormon Origins”
Basically the author suggest that joseph smith didn’t translate the book of mormon as lds believe. smith rewrote the story of how he was ordered by heavenly spirits to found the church to make himeself seem more legitimate. Basically Palmer and his colleagues have found no evidence to support the claim of Joseph smith.
Palmer is also facing excommunication from the lds church.