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Mar 1, 1998 Judge Found Hubbard lied about achievements — Boston Herald More:
rickross.com, apologeticsindex.org Nov 27, 1979 Cult sought to shield $8 million from IRS — Clearwater Sun (Florida) More: link
Clearwater Sun (Florida)
WASHINGTON—The project was so top secret and top priority that L. Ron Hubbard himself christened it. He called it "Goldmine." At stake was more than $8 million in Scientology money that the Internal Revenue Service might get if top-level sect "guardians" didn't work quickly and vigorously to protect Scientology from unfavorable IRS audits. The scheme was based in Clearwater, where in November 1975 the sect had just established its phony United Churches group. But top Scientologists around the country were prepared ...
Aug 14, 1978 Up Front: Federal prosecutors unveil the astonishing intrigues of the Scientology church — People magazine More: link
Since its founding by a science fiction writer named L. Ron Hubbard in 1954, Scientology has been among the growth stocks on the self-help market: a quasireligious, quasiscientific cult that has attracted three million U.S. followers (some highly touted celebrities among them) and estimated annual revenues in the hundreds of millions, much of it tax-exempt. Until recently Scientology's only certifiable vice was eccentricity, but within a week a federal grand jury in Washington is expected to hand down a bulging sheaf ...
May 17, 1978 Church kept 'enemies list' // Raid on Scientologists netted CIA documents — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Globe and Mail (Canada)
Washington DC — Secret documents from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency were discovered when offices of the Church of Scientology in the United States were raided by federal agents last year, according to reports published here yesterday. The reports said that apparently original Internal Revenue Service documents were found during the raids, as well as confidential letters between members of the U.S. Cabinet. Also, it was discovered the church kept an enemies list, which included files on Senator
May 16, 1978 Scientologists kept files on 'enemies' — Washington Post More: xenutv.com, link
The Church of Scientology, in its efforts to investigate and attack its "enemies," kept files on five Washington federal judges, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, other congressmen, Jacqueline Onassis, the Better Business Bureau and the American Medical Association, according to Scientology documents in the possession of federal investigators. The Scientologists' files, summarized in a 525-page inventory filed in court by the federal government, were in many cases marked "Eyes Only," "Top Secret," "Enemy Names" and "Battle Plans." Their contents were coded with ...
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 10 The Suppressives — Tower Publications, Inc.
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