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'Cult Buster' acquitted in abduction

Title: 'Cult Buster' acquitted in abduction
Date: Wednesday, 19 January 1994
Publisher: Seattle Times
Main source: community.seattletimes.nwsource.com

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ABERDEEN — "Cult buster" Rick Ross shouted for joy yesterday after a Grays Harbor Superior Court jury acquitted him of unlawfully imprisoning an 18-year-old Bellevue man to deprogram him of his religious beliefs. The jury deliberated just two hours. Ross, a nationally known opponent of cults, had been accused of abducting Jason Scott from his mother's home Kirkland in January 1991 and holding him against his will in a house on the Washington coast for five days. His defense lawyer, Jeff ... [Read the rest at community.seattletimes.nwsource.com]