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2 charges dismissed in Scientology suit

Title: 2 charges dismissed in Scientology suit
Date: Wednesday, 14 May 1986
Publisher: New York Times
Main source: nytimes.com

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A judge has dismissed two key charges in a $25 million fraud suit brought by Larry Wollersheim, a former Scientologist who asserted the church wrecked him emotionally and financially with lies and harassment. The judge, Ronald Swearinger of Superior Court, threw out Mr. Wollersheim's claims of fraud and misrepresentation, two of the four causes of action in a 1980 civil suit that is now in its 12th week of trial. Mr. Wollersheim's attorney, Charles O'Reilly, said Judge Swearinger ruled Monday that ... [Read the rest at nytimes.com]