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Oct 1, 2009
John Travolta's lawyer: Paramedic in extortion plot thought actor 'intentionally killed' his son — NY Daily News (New York)
Type: Press
Author(s): Lisa Lucas, Carrie Melago
Source: NY Daily News (New York)
It was a twisted scheme playing on a broken dad's unbearable grief. A blackmailing medic and his brazen lawyer threatened to tell the world John Travolta "intentionally killed" his son unless they got $25 million in hush money, the star's lawyer testified Thursday. Paramedic Tarino Lightbourne planned to make public a routine waiver Travolta signed initially refusing local medical treatment after his autistic son, Jett, 16, suffered a massive seizure in the family's Bahamas resort villa. The actor had considered flying ...
Sep 30, 2009
PLP Senator 'agreed to Bridgewater tap' — Tribune (Bahamas)
Type: Press
Author(s): Natario McKenzie
Source: Tribune (Bahamas)
PLP SENATOR Allyson Maynard-Gibson testified yesterday that she consented to police tapping her office telephone to record any conversation she had with former Senator Pleasant Bridgewater. Mrs Maynard-Gibson, managing partner in the law firm Gibson and Co, Shirley Street, which represents Hollywood celebrity John Travolta, 55, said yesterday that she went to Freeport, Grand Bahama on January 14 to speak with Bridgewater. According to Mrs Maynard-Gibson during a meeting in Bridgewater's law office, Bridgewater told her that her client Tarino Lightbourne ...
Sep 28, 2009
Key evidence destroyed in Travolta case? — People magazine
Type: Press
Author(s): Siobhan Morrissey
Source: People magazine
On Jan. 19, Pleasant Bridgewater, who had been a Bahamian senator and well-respected member of the Progressive Liberal Party at the time, met with John Travolta's attorney to iron out payment for a document regarding medical treatment for the actor's son on the day he died. Three days later, Bridgewater was under arrest for extortion and, according to a police report, admitted to the Bahamian authorities that she had destroyed a copy of the document in question – a "Refusal of ...
Sep 27, 2009
Bankrupt 'widow' of Saudi king seeks £12m from prince — The Independent (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Michael Gillard
Source: The Independent (UK)
London socialite alleges a secret royal marriage, hush money and dodgy defence contracts A Saudi prince is being sued in London for allegedly breaching a contract to pay £12m to the "secret wife" of his father for retracting damaging allegations about the late King Fahd. Lawyers acting for British creditors of Janan Harb are bringing the High Court action after the socialite went bankrupt last year owing £3m. Allegations about King Fahd in Mrs Harb's sworn witness statement, written to support ...
Sep 25, 2009
Explosive evidence from the Travolta extortion trial — People magazine
More: msnbc.msn.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Siobhan Morrissey
Source: People magazine
Lawyer for actor seen negotiating with two defendants in Bahamas trial Is it the smoking gun? The trial of two defendants accused of trying to extort $25 million from John Travolta in return for handing over a document relating to the death of the star's 16-year-old son, Jett, continued in the Bahamas Friday. Meanwhile, PEOPLE has watched videotape of conversations recorded by the Royal Bahamas Police between Travolta's attorney and the two defendants — paramedic Tarino Lightbourn and his lawyer, Pleasant ...
Sep 21, 2009
The Assclown Offensive: How to enrage the Church of Scientology — Wired
Aug 2, 2009
Brief bios of more former Scientology member who have come forward — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jeff Hawkins, 63 Joined Scientology: at age 21, in 1967 in L.A. Left Sea Org: 2005 Career highlights: Marketing and design, created TV ad that featured exploding volcano to promote Dianetics. Now: Single, lives in Portland, Ore. Freelances as a graphic designer. Scientologists "say they're the experts in organizational technology. ... Well, then how come you need to have that level of threat and duress to get people to do what you want them to do?" Video: Jeff Hawkins '''Marc Headley, ...
Aug 2, 2009
Strength in their numbers: More Church of Scientology defectors come forward with accounts of abuse — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
They are stepping forward — from Dallas and Denver, Portland, Las Vegas, Montana — talking about what happened, to them and their friends, during their years in the Church of Scientology. Jackie Wolff wept as she recalled the chaotic night she was ordered to stand at a microphone in the mess hall and confess her "crimes" in front of 300 fellow workers, many jeering and heckling her. Gary Morehead dredged up his recollection of Scientology leader David Miscavige punishing venerable church ...
Aug 1, 2009
Church of Scientology's response: 'Character assassination' by liars — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
This is the Church of Scientology's response to the St. Petersburg Times story that, in addition to the four church defectors the newspaper wrote about in June, quotes 11 more defectors who have provided accounts of physical or mental abuse by Scientology leader David Miscavige. The Church of Scientology provided 25 affidavits and declarations from current and former church executives and staffers who uniformly describe David Miscavige as a kind, compassionate, inspiring leader who never has been violent or abusive, physically ...
Jul 31, 2009
Scientology expert describes how the church recruits and controls its members — Overnight America
Jul 9, 2009
Allegations against Scientology's leader out there, but all else is normal — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): David DeCamp, Mike Brassfield
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Allegations of physical abuse, destruction of evidence and punishment rituals in the upper echelons of the Church of Scientology left some local political leaders saying they were shocked and disturbed. But among leaders who have reached out to the church, those contacted by the St. Petersburg Times say they aren't ready to distance themselves from Scientology and its sizeable membership after a recent Times series detailing accusations from former church executives. While some in the community saw potential for ...
Jun 29, 2009
Infinite Complacency: The Paris Trial // Rosenberg's testimony I
Jun 23, 2009
Scientology (Part 3 of 3): Ecclesiastical justice — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Leaving the Church of Scientology: a huge step
Type: Press
Author(s): Thomas C. Tobin, Joe Childs
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
The four high-ranking executives who left Scientology say that church leader David Miscavige not only physically attacked members of his executive staff, he messed with their minds. He frequently had groups of managers jump into a pool or a lake. He mustered them into group confessions that sometimes spun into free-for-alls, with people hitting one another. Mike Rinder, who defended the church to the media for two decades, couldn't stomach what was happening on the inside. The tactics to keep executives ...
Jun 22, 2009
Scientology (Part 2 of 3): Death in slow motion — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Lisa McPherson case: events leading to the death of Scientologist Lisa McPherson
Type: Press
Author(s): Thomas C. Tobin, Joe Childs
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
The night after Lisa McPherson died, the leader of the Church of Scientology sent word for one of his top lieutenants to wait by a pay phone at the Holiday Inn Surfside on Clearwater Beach. When Marty Rathbun answered the ringing phone in the lobby, David Miscavige let him have it: Why aren’t you all over this mess? The police are poking around. Do something. "Yes sir," Rathbun said. McPherson, a 36-year-old parishioner in apparent good health, had spent 17 days ...
Jun 21, 2009
Scientology (Chapter 1 of 3): The Truth Rundown — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: A letter from David Miscavige, David Miscavige bio, and bios of Scientology officials who defected
Type: Press
Author(s): Joe Childs, Thomas C. Tobin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Part ONE of THREE The leader of the Church of Scientology strode into the room with a boom box and an announcement: Time for a game of musical chairs. David Miscavige had kept more than 30 members of his church's executive staff cooped up for weeks in a small office building outside Los Angeles, not letting them leave except to grab a shower. They slept on the floor, their food carted in. Their assignment was to develop strategic plans for the ...
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Jun 21, 2009
The Truth Rundown, a special report on the Church of Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jun 21, 2009
The Truth Rundown: Amy Scobee — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Amy Scobee Born: Washington state Age: 45 Joined Scientology: at age 14, 1978 Left Scientology: 2005 Family status: Married to former Sea Org member Matt Pesch. They left the church together in 2005. They have no children. Career highlights: Oversaw several operations sectors during 20 years as manager at the church's international base in California. Built the network of Scientology Celebrity Centres, assembling and training staff to match four-star service levels. Oversaw church's film and taping facilities. As teenager, managed kitchen, ...
Jun 9, 2009
Latest news from the French Scientology trial — DigitalJournal.com
Type: Commentary
Author(s): Michael Cosgrove
Source: DigitalJournal.com
The Church of Scientology is on trial in Paris for organised fraud. Six individuals and two organisations have been charged and if they are found guilty the Church may well have to wind up some or all of its activities in France. This trial had been talked about for months here as being a make-or-break affair for Scientology and it began last Monday. The two organisations being tried are the Spiritual Association of the Church of Scientology and the Scientology library, ...
May 20, 2009
France declares war on sect influence in the United Nations — DigitalJournal.com
Apr 29, 2009
Martin Hamilton-Smith humiliated by forged 'Labor invoices' — The Advertiser
Type: Press
Author(s): Russell Emmerson
Source: The Advertiser
OPPOSITION Leader Martin Hamilton-Smith has admitted he used fake documents for a parliamentary attack accusing Premier Mike Rann of corruption. He apologised to Parliament over his reliance on faked documents linking Mr Rann to a supposed illegal $20,000 donation from an organisation linked to the Church of Scientology. Mr Hamilton-Smith told Parliament on Tuesday that Mr Rann had a meeting with Applied Scholastics, an education company linked to the Church of Scientology, in Melbourne to smooth the way for "special treatment" ...
Apr 29, 2009
No record of Scientology donation: ALP — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Type: Press
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
The South Australian Government says it is considering pressing charges against whoever gave suspected fake documents to the Opposition. The Liberals told parliament that emails from within the Labor Party indicated that a company associated with the Church of Scientology donated $20,000 to the ALP after a meeting with the Premier. Some of the emails are alleged to have come from ALP state secretary Michael Brown. But he says he did not send them and there is no record of any ...
Apr 29, 2009
Scientology email scam dragged into SA Parliament — ABC News
More: MP3
Type: Radio
Author(s): Nance Haxton
Source: ABC News
MARK COLVIN: The Church of Scientology is at the centre of an unholy row in the South Australian Parliament. The Liberal Opposition claimed in Parliament that it had emails and invoices from a Labor source. It said these confirmed that Scientology had made a $20,000 donation to the Labor Party, and was getting special favours from the Premier Mike Rann. But the Labor Party says all the documents are fake and that the Liberals have been duped. Now the Deputy Premier ...
Apr 24, 2009
Scientologists moving to J Street — Sacramento Business Journal
Type: Press
Source: Sacramento Business Journal
[...] The Church of Scientology is close to putting its building at 825 15th St. on the market to raise cash for its effort to convert the 58,000-square-foot Hotel Ramona building at J and 6th streets downtown into a new church and Northern California headquarters. The church in 2005 bought the 79-year-old Ramona, which had been converted to office use in the mid-1980s. It is a designated city landmark so there won’t be much change to the exterior, including the hotel ...
Apr 23, 2009
Obituary or Memoriam // Michael J. MacDonald — Denver Post
Type: Press
Source: Denver Post
DONALD, MICHAEL J. Michael Joseph Macdonald, of Englewood, passed on from this life on April 21, 2009. Mike dedicated his life to helping others as a Minister and Executive of the Church of Scientology of Colorado. He was born on June 29, 1953 in Saint Louis, Missouri to Alexander Joseph Macdonald and Susanne Elizabeth Macdonald. He attended Saint Louis Priory School before heading out to Colorado to attend college and play in a rock and roll band. Mike became a Scientologist ...
Apr 23, 2009
Report to Planning Commission / City of Sacramento — City of Sacramento
Apr 22, 2009
Letters // Scientologists didn't deserve a soapbox — Montreal Gazette
More: montrealgazette.com
Type: Press
Source: Montreal Gazette
Re: "Scientologists have a right to speak, too" (Editorial, April 19). Your editorial's plaintive title betrays a fundamental misapprehension of the issues involved. No one denies the right of Scientologists to say whatever they want, however wrong and untrue it might be. What some people are concerned about, however, is the fact that they are being given a publicly-funded, intellectual soapbox - the Atrium of Concordia University's library building - from which to make their crackpot claims. That is the issue. ...
Apr 19, 2009
Editorial / Scientologists have a right to speak, too — Montreal Gazette
Type: Press
Source: Montreal Gazette
It's a name apparently designed to win friends and influence people. After all, what part of "the Citizen's Commission on Human Rights" can you be against? In truth, however, this noble-sounding group has a specific agenda that is much more controversial than citizenry, human rights, or any solemn commission. All the same, Concordia University has done exactly the right thing in allowing this group to express itself on campus. The CCHR is affiliated with the Church of Scientology, an organization with ...
Apr 17, 2009
Controversy surrounds Scientology-linked exhibition at Concordia — Montreal Gazette
More: rickross.com
Type: Press
Source: Montreal Gazette
Flak is flying at Concordia University this week over the school's decision to allow an exhibition sponsored by the Church of Scientology. University officials have been bombarded with email. Protesters have put together a YouTube video of the show and yesterday staged a demo outside the McConnell library building - where the exhibition is being held till Sunday - to register their objections. The exhibition was sponsored by the Citizens' Commission on Human Rights, which is affiliated with the Church of ...
Apr 9, 2009
Seizure killed Travolta's son — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Zosia Bielski
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Intense scrutiny has focused on John Travolta's family after the death of the actor's chronically ill 16-year-old son Jett, who died at the family's vacation home at a Grand Bahama resort on Friday. Yesterday, an undertaker said the death certificate concluded that the cause of death was a seizure, and that the teen's body showed no sign of head trauma despite earlier police reports that he hit his head on a bathtub. Mr. Travolta, 54, and wife Kelly Preston, 46, were ...
Apr 7, 2009
JMike to run for SB mayor — Daily Nexus (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Type: Press
Author(s): Lexi Pandell
Source: Daily Nexus (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Published Tuesday, April 7, 2009 Issue 99 / Volume 89 “JMike” is not your average Santa Barbara mayoral candidate. Justin “JMike!” Michael is a 29-year-old musician with no prior political experience and a criminal record. He’s not affiliated with any political party and is the son of infamous Scientology minister and Ponzi schemer Reed Slatkin. He was recently a guest on Oprah. And this November, he wants your vote. Michael is not running a traditional campaign, but he says he takes ...
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