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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 5, 1982
Hubbard's son will testify today — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Bill Prescott
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
The son of L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology, is scheduled to testify today in the opening round of public hearings on the sect, the city's hired consultant said Tuesday. Boston attorney Michael Flynn, who proposed the hearings this past fall, said Ron DeWolfe—once known as L. Ron Hubbard Jr.—will be the second witness to be heard in City Hall. Ed Walters, a former high-ranking church officer, will testify first, Flynn said. The planned eight days of hearings ...
May 3, 1982
A confrontation of city vs. church scheduled this week — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): John Harwood
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — After six and a half years of uneasy, often hostile coexistence, the city of Clearwater this week embarks on its first formal confrontation with the Church of Scientology. In a series of hearings beginning Wednesday, the City Commission will conduct a public investigation of the controversial group. The architect of the hearings — a brash Boston lawyer named Michael J. Flynn — says the proceedings will "demonstrate the fraudulent, commercial and criminal activities" of Scientology. Church officials derisively predict ...
Apr 1, 1982
Scientology split-up reported — The Advisor
Apr 1, 1982
Son of Scientology founder speaks out — The Advisor
Mar 13, 1982
Ron's Journal 34
Feb 1, 1982
How founder's son sees Church of Scientology [exact date, newspaper unkown]
Sep 14, 1981
Preliminary report to the Clearwater city commission re: The power of a municipality to regulate organizations claiming tax exempt or non-profit status
Sep 12, 1981
Curb Scientology with ordinances, lawyer suggests — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Dec 26, 1980
Scientologists ask judge to step down from case — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Dec 19, 1980
Scientologists lose appeal / Not religious, Judge rules — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Type: Press
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
MELBOURNE. - A Supreme Court judge in Melbourne ruled yesterday that the Church of the New Faith, practising scientology, was not a religious institution. The church had asked Mr Justice Crockett to rule that it was a religious institution and not liable to pay State payroll tax. The church had appealed against the refusal of the Commissioner of Payroll Tax to exempt it from paying payroll tax. Mr Justice Crockett said an institution did not become religious in character simply because ...
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Jul 19, 1980
Former Scientologist opposes moving trial to California — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
May 1, 1980
Scientology: Anatomy of a frightening cult [Canadian edition] — Reader's Digest
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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 ...
Apr 14, 1980
Defector describes Scientology // Scientology at Gilman — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Terry Colvin
Source: Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
The Church of Scientology first moved into Riverside County when it opened a mission in Riverside in 1972. Later, it was revealed that the Church had a secret operation at La Quinta, near Indio. Now, from court records, it has been learned the church has established its worldwide command center at Gilman Hot Springs near Hemet. Here is the second of a two parts on the Gilman operation. ''[I do not have the first part of this special Gilman coverage. Of ...
Apr 1, 1980
Hubbard: malevolent or maligned? — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: Clearwater Times (Florida)
''On Dec. 13, former Scientologist LaVenda Van Schaick filed a $200-million class-action lawsuit against the Church of Scientology in Federal Court in Boston, contending that the church falsely promises to improve the lives of its members. Since then, 10 other ex-Scientologists have filed affidavits in support of the suit, giving a glimpse of life within Scientology. The church has files motion to dismiss that case. It also sued Mrs. Van Schaick and others, contending that she is "motivated by malice." Last ...
Jan 26, 1980
The Scientology Papers: The hidden Hubbard — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Jan 24, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Hubbard still gave orders, records show — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — L. Ron Hubbard, the former science fiction writer who publicly resigned in 1966 from leadership of the Church of Scientology, continued to give orders to its leaders into 1977, a Washington court has been told. Evidence obtained in 1977 in raids on U. S. offices of the cult by the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed there was a detailed program to cover up Mr. Hubbard's involvement in the leadership of Scientology. Called Operation Bulldozer Leak, it was part ...
Jan 23, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Cult harassment, spying in Canada documented — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
New light has been shed on the Canadian operations of the controversial Church of Scientology by files made public by a U.S. District Court in Washington. The evidence refutes denials by Toronto cult leaders of information I reported more than five years ago in a series of articles based on internal cult documents and interviews with defectors. Other accounts since then of clandestine operations by the cult in Canada are also supported by the files, submitted in court after being seized ...
Jan 22, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Big FBI raid led to conspiracy trial of cult leaders Court hears of spying, theft of government files — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
About 100 agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation learned on July 6, 1977, that they would be participating two days later in an operation unprecedented in the United States. The notification, described two years later in a Washington court room, said the agents would be raiding offices of an organization that some governments, in the United States, Canada and elsewhere, officially classified as a religion — the Church of Scientology.
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 22, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Secret Ontario documents found in U.S. cult's files — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Confidential documents from various Ontario Government offices including an attorney-general's communication about police intelligence operations have been found in U.S. Church of Scientology files. The documents were part of the evidence submitted by federal attorneys in the Washington prosecution of U.S. leaders of the cult on charges of conspiring to steal government documents and obstruct justice by cover-ups and by kidnapping an informer. Of 12 indicted, including two in Britain and the informer, nine have been tried, convicted and sentenced by ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 9, 1980
'Priority' critics of church faced special handling — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 9, 1980
Dispute over tax status goes to court — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Dec 17, 1979
Part II: Scientology defined / Individual life is focus of Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Nov 29, 1979
FBI file questions mental state of L. Ron Hubbard — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Nov 27, 1979
Memo tells of plan to safeguard 'Red Box' documents — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Nov 7, 1979
Letter indicates Hubbard came to city to 'save the operation' — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Richard Leiby
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
WASHINGTON — L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology, was so concerned with the success of his newly formed Clearwater headquarters that he visited there in late November 1975 to "save the operation." A letter Hubbard sent one of his top-level "Guardians" shows the founder wanted to make sure "this scene stays cool" while his United Churches of Florida front group established itself in the old Fort Harrison hotel and Bank of Clearwater buildings. The letter is included in ...
Sep 19, 1979
Scientology secrets revealed in 2 million dollar consumer fraud case // Scientology on trial — Bay Guardian (San Francisco)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Richard H. Meeker
Source: Bay Guardian (San Francisco)
How a Portland jury got a crash course in one of the oddest "religions" ever created and awarded the plaintiff more than $2. million Note: This summer, a jury in Portland spent a month listening to testimony in a $4 million lawsuit over the practices of the Church of Scientology there. The plaintiff: Julie Christofferson, a young Portland woman who was a follower of Scientology in 1975 and 1976. The defendants: three local Scientology organizations and one of their leaders. ''Richard ...
Sep 1, 1979
L. Ron Hubbard, a living legend — Xenophile
Oct 18, 1978
Churches and Churchmen: Derided church now accepted — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Oct 1, 1978
Everything you always wanted to know about study — Today's Professionals
Sep 19, 1978
Making his own pace — Chadstone Progress (Australia)
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