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French Scientologists sentenced in fraud

Title: French Scientologists sentenced in fraud
Date: Saturday, 20 November 1999
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Main source: articles.latimes.com

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A former French Scientology official has been sentenced to two years in prison for fraud, along with four other Scientologists who received suspended sentences of six months to two years. Xavier Delamare, former head of Scientology's branch in the southern French city of Marseille, was sentenced Monday in connection with a 10-year-old case in which he was found guilty of operating sham "purification" courses between 1987 and 1990. As with the others, Delamare will not go to prison because 18 months ... [Read the rest at articles.latimes.com]