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Scientology accused of human trafficking

Title: Scientology accused of human trafficking
Date: Friday, 3 April 2009
Publisher: Courthouse News Service
Main source: courthousenews.com

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LOS ANGELES (CN) - A woman accuses the Church of Scientology of human trafficking, obstructing justice, employment violations, discrimination and violation of privacy. Laura Ann DeCrescenzo says she signed her first "contract" with the church when she was 12, and did not "escape" until she had suffered 13 years of forced labor at less than minimum wage. "There are two very different versions of Scientology," DeCrescenzo aka Laura Dieckman says in her Superior Court complaint. "There is the Scientology as presented ... [Read the rest at courthousenews.com]