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Scientology leader sent to jail in Spain

Title: Scientology leader sent to jail in Spain
Date: Thursday, 24 November 1988
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
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A judge in Spain ordered the head of the Church of Scientology International jailed Wednesday pending possible indictment on charges of fraud, criminal association and tax evasion. Judge Jose Maria Vazquez Honrubia said it will be at least a week before Heber Jentzsch of Los Angeles sees a second judge about setting bail. He said Jentzsch was being sent to a prison outside Madrid. The judge said authorities had frozen $1.76 million in bank accounts belonging to officials of the U.S.-based ... [Read the rest at]