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apollo (formerly, "royal scot man"; often misspelled "royal scotman", "royal scotsman") • auditing • australia • church of spiritual technology (cst) (dba, l. ron hubbard library) • cost • david miscavige • e-meter • fair game • fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentation • gerald "gerry" armstrong • heber c. jentzsch • internal revenue service (irs) • l. ron hubbard • l. ron hubbard's credentials • l. ron hubbard's death • lawsuit • mary sue (whipp) hubbard • medical claims • membership • michael j. flynn • office of special affairs (osa) (formerly, guardian's office) • operation snow white • ronald "nibs" edward dewolf (l. ron hubbard, jr.) • sea organization (sea org, so) • suppressive person (sp)
Reference materials L. Ron Hubbard's credentialsL. Ron HubbardRonald "Nibs" Edward DeWolf (L. Ron Hubbard, Jr.)Church of Spiritual Technology (CST) (dba, L. Ron Hubbard Library)Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard (book)
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May 3, 1985
Enrollment in Scientology course told — The Oregonian (Portland)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Fred Leeson
Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
A former Portland man who enrolled Julie Christofferson Titchbourne in her first Scientology course in 1975 testified Thursday that Titchbourne willingly signed up for the class and that she was advised that the course material involved religion. "She came in already wanting to do the course," said William M. Landers, describing Titchbourne's first appearance at the Portland Church of Scientology mission in July 1975 when Titchbourne was 17. Titchbourne is suing the church and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, in Multnomah ...
May 1, 1985
Founder of Scientology faces default judgement — The Oregonian (Portland)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Fred Leeson
Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
A Multnomah County judge entered a default judgment Tuesday against L. Ron Hubbard, the controversial founder of the Church of Scientology, as a long-running civil fraud trial against Hubbard and the church reached the halfway mark. Circuit Judge Donald H. Londer signed the default against the reclusive Hubbard at the conclusion of the plaintiff's case in the eighth week of trial. Hubbard, who has not been seen publicly since 1980, did not appear for the trial. Londer's ruling means Hubbard by ...
Apr 26, 1985
Witness says Scientology founder veiled income — The Oregonian (Portland)
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Author(s): Fred Leeson
Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
A former personal secretary to L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology, told a Portland jury Thursday about a secret system Hubbard used in the 1970s for collecting personal income from church organizations. Laurel J. Sullivan, who said she worked closely with Hubbard until he disappeared from public view in 1980, also testified that Hubbard held managerial control over numerous Scientology organizations despite his publicly announced "retirement" from church management in 1966. Contrary to a 1972 church policy ...
Apr 25, 1985
IRS wins OK to copy videotapes — The Oregonian (Portland)
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Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
The Internal Revenue Service won court permission Wednesday to copy five hours of clandestinely made videotapes involving a former Church of Scientology member that were played earlier this month in a Portland fraud trial against the church. The IRS request followed a claim by church officials in Los Angeles that the tapes revealed a government plot to take control of church assets and property. Assistant U.S. Attorney Charles W. Stuckey said the tapes were sought by the IRS in connection with ...
Apr 17, 1985
Court hears final Scientology tape — The Oregonian (Portland)
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Author(s): Fred Leeson
Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
Jurors in the Church of Scientology fraud trial Tuesday listened to the last of five hours of surreptitiously-taped conversations in which a former Scientologist talked about a plan to "transform" church leadership by filing suit to take managerial control. "I think both of us want the organization to be transformed into something decent," Gerald D. Armstrong told a Scientologist who was involved in the effort to discredit Armstrong as a court witness by making tapes of the conversations without Armstrong's knowledge. ...
Apr 12, 1985
New secret tapes revealed in lawsuit — The Oregonian (Portland)
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Author(s): Fred Leeson
Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
The existence of two more surreptitiously made videotapes involving conversations of a former member of the Church of Scientology was revealed in court Thursday, one day after church lawyers said they had no knowledge of any more such tapes. The new tapes bring to four the number of meetings in which the former Scientologist, who has attacked the church, was videotaped without his knowledge during meetings with church members who led him to believe they were trying to reform church practices. ...
Mar 30, 1985
Ex-Scientologist testifies church founder's biography 'lies' — The Oregonian (Portland)
Feb 28, 1985
Suburbanites salute Scientology's L. Ron Hubbard — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Feb 12, 1985
U.S. granted access to some Scientology papers — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Myrna Oliver
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
The U.S. government won access Monday to six sealed letters and memos concerning the Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, and failed in its attempt to see 11 others. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Paul G. Breckenridge Jr. had placed the 17 items under seal in June at the end of a civil trial in which he absolved former church archivist Gerald Armstrong of taking documents belonging to the organization. He sealed the items largely because they involved ...
Jan 1, 1985
A biography of L. Ron Hubbard [10 MiB]
Jan 1, 1985
Scientology — CBC
Dec 28, 1984
Julie Christofferson Titchbourne vs. Church of Scientology Mission of Davis; Church of Scientology of California; and L. Ron Hubbard: Eleventh amended and supplemental complaint for fraud
Nov 11, 1984
Horror story told in sect suit — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Author(s): George-Wayne Shelor
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
CLEARWATER—Possibly the highest-ranking, most influential Scientologist to defect from the Clearwater-based, international sect has sued Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard for more than $225 million. Citing physical abuse, the intentional infliction of emotional distress, false imprisonment and the violation of his civil rights, Howard D. "Homer" Schomer, the 49-year-old former treasury secretary of the sect's Author Services Inc. branch, is demanding a jury trial and damages of $226,528,200. Schomer's claims, if proved true, offer a dark view of the ...
Oct 28, 1984
Sinking the Master Mariner — The Sunday Times (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): John Barnes
Source: The Sunday Times (UK)
"Corrupt, sinister and dangerous" were the words used to describe the Church of Scientology in a judgment given by Mr Justice Latey this summer. He also referred to it as "immoral and socially obnoxious". But who controls the Church now? A major Sunday Times Magazine investigation into the activities of the cult in America and Britain has uncovered a disturbing and extraordinary story — the takeover of the organisation by a small band of youthful fanatics following the disappearance of the ...
Tag(s): Advanced Ability CenterAlan WaltersAnnie M. Tidman (aka Annie Broeker aka Annie Logan aka Lisa Mitchell)Apollo (formerly, "Royal Scot Man"; often misspelled "Royal Scotman", "Royal Scotsman")AssetsAuditingAuthor Services, Inc. (ASI) (dba, Galaxy Press) (subsidiary of Church of Spiritual Technology)Battlefield EarthBent CorydonBlackmailBridge Publications, Inc. (BPI)CaliforniaCause Resurgence Rundown aka "Running Program"Church of Spiritual Technology (CST) (dba, L. Ron Hubbard Library)Commodore's Messenger Organization (CMO)Confidential preclear (PC) folderCostDavid MayoDavid MiscavigeDiane VoegedingEdward "Eddie" WaltersFalse imprisonmentFloridaFort Harrison Hotel (also, Flag Land Base) @ 210 South Fort Harrison Avenue Clearwater FL United StatesFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationGerald "Gerry" ArmstrongGold Base (also, "INT Base") @ Gilman Hot SpringsGolden Era ProductionsHard sellHeber C. JentzschHoward "Homer" D. SchomerIncomeInternal Revenue Service (IRS)InurementJay HurwitzJohn BarnesJudge Ben KrentzmanJudge Paul G. Breckenridge Jr.Justice Latey, Sir JohnKathleen "Kathy" GorgonKenneth McFarlaneLaurel J. Sullivan (née Watson)LawsuitLee LawrenceLyman D. SpurlockMarc YagerMary Sue (Whipp) HubbardMembershipMichael "Mike" GarsideMichael J. FlynnMission Holders ConferenceNew Era Publications International, ApS (NEPI)Operating Thetan (OT)Patrick D. "Pat" Broeker (aka Mike Mitchell)Registrar (also, to "reg")Rehabilitation Project Force (RPF)Religious Research Foundation (RRF)Religious Technology Center (RTC)Richard N. AznaranRon's Journal 38Ronald "Nibs" Edward DeWolf (L. Ron Hubbard, Jr.)Saint Hill Manor @ East Grinstead (UK)Sea Organization (Sea Org, SO)Security check ("sec check")Slave laborSouthern Land Development and Leasing Corporation (SLDLC)Stephen "Steve" MarloweSuppressive person (SP)Tax matterThe Sunday Times (UK)The Weekend AustralianTonja C. BurdenVicki J. (McRae) AznaranWarren L. McShaneWendell ReynoldsWilliam W. "Bill" Franks
Oct 25, 1984
Sect branches file $20 million-plus lawsuit — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $20 million-plus lawsuit has been filed by two branches of the Church of Scientology accusing a Boston lawyer, his brother, his law partner and a former Scientologist of violating the civil rights of church members. The federal lawsuit claims attorneys Michael Flynn and Thomas Hoffman, Washington, D.C. restaurateur Kevin Flynn and former Scientologist Laurel Sullivan conspired to violate the church members civil rights by a campaign of lies that led to government investigations and adverse publicity. ...
Oct 24, 1984
Son of church founder is sued by stepmother — New York Times
Type: Press
Source: New York Times
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 — The wife of the founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, has filed a $5 million suit against Mr. Hubbard's son, charging "massive fraud" in his 1982 effort to have his father declared legally dead or mentally incompetent. The suit was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court Monday by Mr. Hubbard's third wife, Mary Sue Hubbard, the stepmother of Mr. Hubbard's oldest son, Ronald DeWolf. The suit charges that Mr. DeWolf and his Massachussetts attorney, Michael ...
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Oct 7, 1984
Could Hubbard be hiding on Suncoast? — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): George-Wayne Shelor
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
He may be the most highly visible "invisible" man on earth — Mr. Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. Although not seen publicly since 1980, the reclusive founder of the controversial Clearwater-based Church of Scientology is constantly the subject of newspaper stories, court testimony and television [?] around the world. L. Ron Hubbard, a flamboyant millionaire philosopher, adventurer and explorer, mystic and messiah, has become the Howard Hughes of our time. For no one knows — at least no one is saying — where ...
Aug 10, 1984
Affidavit of Michael J. Flynn
Jul 26, 1984
Scientology 'dangerous and corrupt' — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
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Type: Press
Source: East Grinstead Courier (UK)
A HIGH COURT judge has made the most outspoken condemnation yet of the Church of Scientology, which has its British headquarters at Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead. He condemned it as "corrupt sinister and dangerous". Its founder, former American science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard and his wife Mary Sue were condemned by Mr Justice Latey as "charlatans and worse." And the sect, said the judge, was "both immoral and socially obnoxious." Hubbard and his helpers were said to be "grimly ...
Jul 25, 1984
Scientologists claim adversary had $2 million check forged — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Ronnie D. Smith
Source: Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
LOS ANGELES — Church of Scientology officials yesterday accused a top church adversary of conspiring with organized crime figures to steal $2 million from Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard two years ago. Church officials contended Boston attorney Michael Flynn also intended to use the theft scheme in a Riverside County probate case to gain control of Hubbard's $200 million estate. That case was later dismissed. Flynn, reached yesterday at his Boston office, called the Scientologists claim adversary had $2 million check ...
Jul 24, 1984
Judge raps 'slave' cult // 'It is immoral, corrupt, sinister and dangerous' — Daily Express (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Maureen Knight
Source: Daily Express (UK)
THE Church of Scientology was branded corrupt, sinister and dangerous by a High Court judge yesterday. Mr Justice Latey roundly condemned the sect, its American leader L. Ron Hubbard and other members or the hierarchy. He said: "Scientology is both immoral and socially obnoxious"—and he slammed Hubbard for a series of false claims. In a Family Division judgment which denied custody of two children to a church member be called Scientology "training for slavery." He said it was already beginning to ...
Jul 24, 1984
Love-tug case judge attacks corrupt' cult — Daily Telegraph (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Guy Rais
Source: Daily Telegraph (UK)
THE Church of Scientology was condemned as "corrupt, sinister and dangerous" Mr Justice Latey in the High Court yesterday. The judge described the practices of the Californian-based sect, founded by its "messiah," Ronald Hubbard, as "both immoral andd socially obnoxious." The actions of Hubbard and his helpers were grimly reminiscent of the ranting and bullying of Hitler and his henchmen. Mr Justice Latey, giving judgment in open court after a private hearing ordered a scienlogist father to hand over his 10-year-old ...
Jul 24, 1984
Scientologists blame mystery forgery try on lawyer-critic — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): William Overend
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
Church of Scientology officials Monday accused a Boston lawyer who has been a prominent critic of the organization of conspiring to pass a counterfeit $2-million check on the account of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and later blaming the forgery on members of the church as part of an "overall plan" to destroy the group. The charges were made against attorney Michael Flynn in documents filed in Los Angeles federal court in connection, with a lawsuit filed by a Scientology member, ...
Jul 24, 1984
Scientology: A judge's verdict // 'corrupt, immoral, sinister' — Daily Mail (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Stewart Payne
Source: Daily Mail (UK)
A HIGH Court judge yesterday delivered a damning indictment of the Church of Scientology. Mr Justice Latey described the Californian-based sect as 'corrupt, immoral, sinister and dangerous'. And of its methods, he declared: 'For those of us old enough to remember, it is grimly reminiscent of the ranting and bullying of Hitler and his henchmen.' He was giving judgment in the High Court Family Division at the end of a six-month 'tug of love' battle over two children whose father is ...
Jul 24, 1984
Sect is branded // Like Hitler, a cheat, immoral, obnoxious, corrupt, charlatan — Daily Star (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Chris Boffey
Source: Daily Star (UK)
A HIGH Court Judge rescued two children from the clutches of the mind-bending Scientology cult yesterday. And in a damning indictment he branded the sect and its founder as "corrupt, immoral, sinister and dangerous." Its activities were "grimly reminiscent of the ranting and bullying of Hitler and his henchmen," said Mr Justice Latey. A six-month tug-of-love battle ended when he ordered the children's father to hand them over to their mother. She was divorced in 1979 and has since left the ...
Jul 24, 1984
The cult of evil [incomplete] — Daily Mail (UK)
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Jul 20, 1984
Insights // Did Scientology defraud members? — L.A. Weekly (California)
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Type: Press
Source: L.A. Weekly (California)
Is it the beginning of the end for the Church of Scientology? In the past senior church officials have refused to discuss the inner workings of L. Ron Hubbard's empire, but according to a recent story in the New York Times, disillusionment with Hubbard and a power struggle within the organization have prompted several church officials to meet with police investigators and testify against Scientology in a number of court cases. At a trial that just ended in Los Angeles County ...
Jul 13, 1984
How profits the prophet? — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
L. Ron Hubbard, the controversial and elusive founder of the Church of Scientology, is nothing if not a prophet. In 1949, while still known principally as an author of science fiction, he was reported to have told a lecture audience, "Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wants to make a million dollars, the best way would be to start his own religion." Conventional clerics may dispute Hubbard's theology but they can't refute his economics. By ...
Jul 12, 1984
Charges Hubbard diverted funds called "garbage" — Daily News
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Source: Daily News
Charges by church defectors that Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard diverted more than $100 million in church funds to foreign bank accounts was described Wednesday as "garbage" by the sect's president. "I call it hyperspace junk writing," said Heber Jentzsch, president of the Church of Scientology International. The former senior church officials, who have testified about the church's inner workings in Los Angeles court, told the New York Times that Hubbard directed them to establish shell corporations to channel much of ...
Jul 8, 1984
Letters to the Editor // Scientologist responds — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Editor: I am writing in response to the article on the Church of Scientology's E-Meter, by George-Wayne Shelor in your paper on June 13. There are several "quotes" from Ron DeWolf in the article expressing his view of the history of the confessional device that have been publicly repudiated by Mr. DeWolf himself in sworn statements. DeWolf testified under oath and later retracted those statements in a public repudiation of his testimony. Had Mr. Shelor bothered to check on DeWolf's ...
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