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Nov 24, 1983 The true Austalian story — West Australian
Oct 30, 1983 Tide turning // Scientologists may be losing battle with Clearwater — Miami Herald More: link
CLEARWATER — A poker-faced doorman bows slightly at the entrance of the Fort Harrison and motions visitors to the lobby, where a crowd waits at the front desk and dozens of guests rush up and down the marble staircases beneath the crystal chandeliers. A larger-than-life portrait of L. Ron Hubbard, the reclusive founder of Scientology, stares down upon his followers from high on the wall. Many of them wear the sea merchant uniform that is part of their code. Most criss-cross ...
Sep 27, 1983 Former Scientologists charge church harassed them for money — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Sep 16, 1983 3 ordered to pay Church damages — West Australian
Sep 1, 1983 Scheme loses $1.5 million for investors [exact date unknown] — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado) More: link
Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Thirty-seven investors, including some who mortgaged their homes to get money, have lost $1.5 million in a Denver scheme that promised a whopping 60 percent in annual interest. Among the big losers was L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology, who lost almost half a million dollars. The scheme has been investigated by the state securities division, and the FBI plans to investigate. The state has found evidence of criminal conduct and will present its findings Wednesday to the ...
Jul 14, 1983 $42 Million suit filed against Scientologists — Associated Press
Members of a Church of Scientology splinter group have filed a $42 million suit against the church, alleging fraud, slander and breach of contract. The suit was filed here last week on behalf of Bent Corydon, former director of the Riverside Scientology mission and member of the new Church of Sciologos. It seeks $40 million in punitive damages plus real damages of $1.83 million, said Corydon's attorney, Paul Morantz of Pacific Palisades. The suit is a cross-complaint to a $6.2 million ...
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