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Swedish tax money benefits Scientology

Title: Swedish tax money benefits Scientology
Date: Wednesday, 1 October 2008
Publisher: The Local (Sweden)
Author: David Landes
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Swedish taxpayers have been indirectly supporting the Church of Scientology though local government contracts given to front organizations with ties to the group. According to a Sveriges Television (SVT) documentary set to air on Wednesday, 156 of Sweden’s 290 local councils have contributed more than 10 million kronor ($1.4 million) to the Scientology movement. Much of the money has been channeled through contracts with Narconon, a company which offers a controversial treatment method for drug addicts. According to SVT, Narconon also ... [Read the rest at]