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Spain acquits Scientologists of conspiracy

Title: Spain acquits Scientologists of conspiracy
Date: Wednesday, 5 December 2001
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
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MADRID — A Spanish court has acquitted 15 members and employees of the Church of Scientology of charges of criminal conspiracy, closing a case dating back to 1984. Prosecutors had brought additional charges, which included tax fraud and endangering public health, but after the trial began in February, the Madrid Provincial Court threw out all but the conspiracy charge. On Monday, the court rejected that charge as well. It said there was no evidence to support prosecutors' allegations that drug rehabilitation ... [Read the rest at]