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Man went bankrupt after £175,000 gifts to Scientologists

Title: Man went bankrupt after £175,000 gifts to Scientologists
Date: Wednesday, 4 May 1988
Publisher: Daily Telegraph (UK)
Author: Lin Jenkins
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A MATHEMATICS graduate who founded his own computer company, went bankrupt after he "recklessly and cynically exploited" easy credit from banks, finance and credit card companies to give more than £71,000 in 17 months to the Church of Scientology. Mr Adrian Thomas Hayman, 38, paid £175,000 to the "corrupt, sinister and dangerous" church over 14 years. But he began increasing his average annual payments of £8,000 by borrowing. At a public examination at Tunbridge Wells, Kent, yesterday, he denied a suggestion ... [Read the rest at]