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Belgium builds case against Scientology

Title: Belgium builds case against Scientology
Date: Sunday, 4 November 2007
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Susan Taylor Martin
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Prosecutors call the church a "criminal organization." The church says it's a "witch hunt." BRUSSELS — It all began with a woman who wanted her money back. In 1997 a former member of the Church of Scientology, unhappy with courses she had taken, tried to get a refund of 700,000 Belgian francs - about $17,000. Authorities began looking into the church's finances and interviewing people. Now, 10 years and 76 cartons of documents later, prosecutors say the evidence points to one ... [Read the rest at]