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auditing • australia • children, youth • cost • david miscavige • disconnection • fair game • france • fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentation • gerald "gerry" armstrong • heber c. jentzsch • internal revenue service (irs) • julie christofferson titchbourne • l. ron hubbard's credentials • lawsuit • legal • mary sue (whipp) hubbard • medical claims • membership • michael j. flynn • narconon (aka scientology drug rehab) • office of special affairs (osa) (formerly, guardian's office) • purification rundown ("purif") • recruitment • sea organization (sea org, so)
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Apr 1, 1982
Cul deception examined — The Advisor
Mar 2, 1982
Clearwater to hire Boston lawyer for Scientology hearings — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Feb 27, 1982
Appropriation request soon on church hearings — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Feb 1, 1982
How founder's son sees Church of Scientology [exact date, newspaper unkown]
Jan 10, 1982
A tight corner for the Scientologists — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Jan 3, 1982
Scientology remains an issue in Clearwater — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Dec 28, 1981
Narconon: Anti-drug program with roots in Scientology doesn't live up to claims of support, success — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Oct 17, 1981
The Narconon sting: Scientology's Minnesota drug scam — Twin Cities Reader
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Paul Fishman Maccabee
Source: Twin Cities Reader
"Narconon is the ONLY successful drug rehabilitation program on the planet." L. Ron Hubbard, Founder of Church of Scientology "Narconon was definitely a con. It was bullsht. Those guys were forcing guys into Scientology." Narconon graduate St. Cloud Prison, Minnesota [Picture of internal memo: "We are expanding the Scientology drug rehabilitation programs, primarily through NARCONON. During the coming months we plan to get NARCONON programs into many additional prisons, rehabilitation centers and the armed forces. We also have plans to open ...
Oct 2, 1981
Funds pledged after TV drug show may filter to Scientology-linked group — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Sep 28, 1981
Jacksonville law studied to combat Scientology — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Sep 19, 1981
Clearwater begins move against Scientology — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Sep 15, 1981
Anti-Scientology strategy urged — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Sep 12, 1981
Curb Scientology with ordinances, lawyer suggests — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Sep 1, 1981
Scientology: The sickness spreads — Reader's Digest
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Eugene H. Methvin
Source: Reader's Digest
Eighteen months ago, the U.S.-based Church of Scientology launched a global—and unsuccessful—campaign to prevent publication of a Reader's Digest report called "Scientology: Anatomy of a Frightening Cult." The church engaged a detective agency to investigate the author, Digest Senior Editor Eugene H. Methvin. Digest offices in a half-dozen nations were picketed or bombarded with nuisance phone calls. In Denmark, South Africa and Australia, the church sued unsuccessfully to prevent publication. In the months since the article appeared, in May 1980, a ...
Jun 4, 1981
Scientologists get okay on programs — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Apr 21, 1981
Bizarre brainwashing cult cons top stars into backing its drug program — National Enquirer
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Type: Press
Author(s): David McCrindell
Source: National Enquirer
Some of Hollywood's biggest stars have been duped into endorsing a controversial drug rehabilitation program called Narconon, which is actually operated by the bizarre brainwashing cult, the Church of Scientology. More than 170 celebrities' names have been used as "Friends of Narconon." I Although a few are Scientologists — such as Cathy Lee Crosby, Priscilla Presley and Karen Black — others were shocked to learn Narconon was an offshoot of the weird cult. [Picture / Caption: "NARCONON ALL STARS" Gregory Harrison ...
Apr 1, 1981
Scientology-Narconon link protested — The Advisor
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Dec 1, 1980
Scientology's war against judges — The American Lawyer
Type: Press
Author(s): James B. Stewart
Source: The American Lawyer
On September 5, 1980, as U.S. District Court Judge Charles Richey was recuperating from two pulmonary embolisms and exhaustion, lawyers for the Church of Scientology and the Justice Department gathered before Judge Aubrey Robinson, Richey's successor in the two-year-old conspiracy case against 11 members of the Church of Scientology. Judge Richey had already convicted and sentenced nine of the original 11 defendants, but the remaining two, recently extradited from England, were about to go on trial. "Particularly from the standpoint of ...
Oct 13, 1980
Fish to remove backing from group tied to cult — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — Toronto Alderman Susan Fish is going to demand that her name be removed from the list of advisers to Narconon because of its connection with the Church of Scientology. She encountered the addictions-treatment agency a few years ago when she was doing a study of group homes for the city, and, impressed by the material shown her, she agreed to act as an adviser. She said that before agreeing to act as an adviser, she had asked Narconon ...
Sep 29, 1980
5-C MCCS Tapes [partial transcript, with commentaries]
Aug 21, 1980
Sues cult — The Macomb Daily (Michigan)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: The Macomb Daily (Michigan)
LANSING (UPI) — A man seeking damages from the Church of Scientology on the grounds he shot another man after the group's theories convinced him to discontinue psychotherapy has won a new trial from the Michigan Court of Appeals. Frank Sternicki said he lost control of himself and shot Charles Schang in a restaurant parking lot after the controversial Scientology group's "misrepresentations" persuaded him to end his treatment with a psychotherapist, the appeals court said Tuesday.
Jul 23, 1980
Appeal court challenges judge in Scientology case — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Jun 28, 1980
U.S. says Scientologists are still lying, cheating — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Charles Stafford
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
WASHINGTON — The government said Friday that agents of the Church of Scientology are still up to their old tricks of lying and cheating. The accusation was the latest round fired in the case of United States vs. Jane Kember and Morris Budlong. The two church leaders are scheduled for trial July 7 on charges involving theft of government documents. Kember and Budlong were indicted with nine other Scientologists in 1978. The nine, including Mary Louise Hubbard, wife of Scientology founder ...
Jun 25, 1980
Court of appeal rejects bid to free jailed Scientologists — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
A lawyer representing three jailed Scientologists says he will appeal to the state Supreme Court after losing another bid to free his clients on grounds their imprisonment is illegal. Harold De Young, Philip Deland and Donald White, of the Riverside Scientology mission, have been in jail since Friday for refusing to answer questions before the county grand jury. Attorney Howard Gillingham on Tuesday made an unsuccessful attempt to persuade the Court of Appeal in San Bernardino to free the three on ...
May 30, 1980
L.A. newspaper alleges Scientology plot — San Diego Union-Tribune
May 29, 1980
Scientology bizarre plot to get official — Los Angeles Herald Examiner (California)
More: groups.google.com, link
Type: Press
Source: Los Angeles Herald Examiner (California)
Church of Scientology members planned to discredit a high-level official in the California attorney general's office in Los Angeles with a bizarre undercover operation involving a pregnant woman, a phony nun and a fake bribery kickback, according to documents obtained by the Herald Examiner. The church's records of "Operation Snapper" — part of 100,000 pages of documents seized by the FBI in Los Angeles three years ago — identified the target at Lawrence Tapper, deputy attorney general in charge of the ...
May 1, 1980
Scientology: Anatomy of a frightening cult [Canadian edition] — Reader's Digest
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Eugene H. Methvin
Source: Reader's Digest
The faithful inner core serve as thieves, decoys and spies. The shocking story behind one of the most dangerous “religious cults” operating today IN THE late 1940s, pulp writer L. Ron Hubbard declared, “Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wants to make a million, the best way would be to start his own religion.” Hubbard did start his own religion, calling it the “Church of Scientology,” and it has grown into an enterprise today grossing ...
Mar 12, 1980
Five Scientologists freed of loan fraud charges — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
RIVERSIDE (AP)—Charges against five Scientologists accused of grand theft and conspiracy in an alleged multimillion-dollar loan fraud scheme were dismissed by a Riverside Municipal Court judge. Judge John H. Barnard made the ruling Monday at the conclusion of a two-day preliminary hearing in which the five, all former high-ranking members of Scientology's Riverside Mission, had been accused of either lying or counseling others to lie on loan applications to nine banks and loan companies. The money assertedly was to go to ...
Mar 7, 1980
Affidavit of Silvana Garritano
More: link
Type: Affidavit
AFFIDAVIT OF SILVANA GARRITANO I was introduced to Scientology in October, 1977, when I went to the New York Church to take a "Communications Course". The "registrar" (a euphemism for salesman) was Jerry Indursky. He told me that my problem was a lack of assertiveness, that I did not speak up for myself. Indursky promised me Scientology would remedy that problem and I would emerge from the Communications Course a happier, more successful person because I could stand up for myself. ...
Mar 5, 1980
Affidavit of Marjorie Hansen
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Type: Affidavit
AFFIDAVIT OF MARJORIE HANSEN I, Marjorie Hansen of Hanover, Massachusetts depose and state as follows: On or about April 16, 1978, I was walking on Boylston Street in Boston when I was approached by a man named Kevin, who asked me if I would consent to taking a "Personality Survey". Kevin stated that he was working on the survey for some college courses he was taking. He then led me to a building on Beacon Street which I later found out ...
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