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ben shaw • clearwater • cost • david miscavige • death • fort harrison hotel (also, flag land base) @ 210 south fort harrison avenue clearwater fl united states • fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentation • gabriel "gabe" cazares • internal revenue service (irs) • joan wood • lawsuit • legal • lisa mcpherson • mark c. "marty" rathbun • michael j. "mike" rinder • operation snow white • protest, picket • real estate • richard a. haworth • sea organization (sea org, so) • super power/flag building (formerly, gray moss inn) @ 215 south fort harrison avenue clearwater fl united states • tax matter • the truth rundown (st. petersburg times' special report) • thomas c. tobin • tommy davis
Reference materials The Truth Rundown (St. Petersburg Times' special report)St. Petersburg Times (Florida)336 1st Avenue North St. Petersburg FL United States
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Jan 2, 1987
Officials clear Gray Moss Inn for occupancy — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 1, 1987
Scientologists sue church for $1-billion — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 30, 1986
Scientology verdict returned — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 5, 1986
Scientology group helps public defender by paying witness — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Sep 23, 1986
Court may disbar lawyer linked to Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Sep 15, 1986
Ads spur new interest in Hubbard's 'Dianetics' — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Aug 23, 1986
'Boheme': Ship's departure from St. Petersburg to leave disappointment in its wake — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): David Olinger
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A week from today, passengers will board the cruise ship Boheme for what apparently will be its last Caribbean voyage out of St. Petersburg. Travelers who had planned dream cruises are getting called about a change in those plans. Travel agents are making the unpleasant phone calls. St. Petersburg officials who helped bring the Boheme to port 20 months ago are keeping stiff upper lips and looking for another ship. Finley Myers, a senior vice president at Automobile Association of America ...
Aug 16, 1986
Cazares, 3 others settle suits against Scientologists — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Aug 1, 1986
Scientology investigated foe, lawyer says — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jul 23, 1986
Man is awarded $30-million in lawsuit against Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jul 10, 1986
Hubbard, Cazares in the news — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
The Cult Awareness Network, a Chicago-based organization dedicated to "alerting the world to the danger of destructive cults," has an interesting item in its latest newsletter about a Montessori school in Illinois using books by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. The item, based on an article in the Chicago Sun-Times, said the school's founder, a Scientologist, fired six of her teachers because they refused to use the books. "I'm the leader, and I call the shots," Janet Bowes is quoted ...
Jun 6, 1986
Boy falls in pool, is in critical condition — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A 2-year-old boy was in critical condition Thursday night after he fell into a swimming pool at a Church of Scientology center in Clearwater. Beau Jacob Karnovsky was breathing with the help of a life support system when he was taken to Morton Plant Hospital. He was in critical condition at 7:30 p.m. when he was transferred to All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, said a nursing supervisor. The child was in the care of a babysitter Thursday afternoon when he ...
May 20, 1986
High court rejects Scientology case — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Mar 26, 1986
Woman enslaved by Church of Scientology wins federal suit in Tampa in 1986 (may not be exact title) — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Feb 28, 1986
Scientology headquarters site for arts celebration — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Feb 26, 1986
Opinion: Scientologists have helped downtown Clearwater [...] — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Jan 29, 1986
Sect says founder Hubbard is dead — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 3, 1985
Scientology tries to mend fences with taped message — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Wilma Norton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — The Church of Scientology is sending a present to more than 200 Clearwater residents — a cassette tape that asks, "Can We Ever Be Friends?" The cassette comes with a letter from church spokesman Ludwig Alpers. The tape, he wrote, "is a gift to you so that you can judge for yourself what Scientology really is." Also enclosed is a postage-paid postcard with which to send for more information about Scientology, which has an international headquarters in Clearwater and ...
Apr 2, 1985
Judge dismisses $2-million suit by Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Aug 4, 1984
Man who recanted accusation against Scientologists won't face charges — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: link,
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A man who told police he was detained at the Church of Scientology headquarters in Clearwater and later recanted that account will not be charged with filing a false police report. The Pinellas-Pasco state attorney's office declined to charge Daniel Cotrino, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y., after reviewing a taped statement Cotrino made to police. Clearwater police had taken Cotrino to police headquarters for questioning March 5 after a police sergeant reported that he saw him being held by two Scientologists outside ...
Jun 8, 1984
Scientologists file suit over tax exemption denial — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Jack Reed
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — As it has for the past several years, the Church of Scientology has sued the Pinellas County property appraiser and tax collector because the organization was denied a tax-exempt status. Property Appraiser Ron Schultz rejected the Scientology application for exemption of real and tangible property taxes for 1983, and the Property Appraisal Adjustment Board upheld his decision. The Church of Scientology, which filed two suits over those taxes last week, says it should not be made to pay taxes ...
May 12, 1984
Hubbard siphoned Scientology funds, ex-member testifies — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
LOS ANGELES — Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard put more than $200-million in church funds into Swiss bank accounts while keeping secret control of the church, an attorney for a former church member said Friday. Attorney Michael Flynn said at the trial of Gerald Armstrong, a former member and archivist accused by Scientology officials of stealing documents from the church, that the documents will show Hubbard received more than $200-million from various Scientology corporations while claiming he was receiving ...
May 4, 1984
Scientology business said to owe $6,500 in taxes — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Peggy Rogers
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says a Scientology business that counseled other companies on adopting Scientology principles owes $6,500 in back taxes. The IRS last month filed a lien for that amount against the company, World Institute of Scientology Enterprises, also known as WISE. The company offices were at 34 N Fort Harrison Ave. until they moved to Los Angeles last summer. The state Department of Labor and Employment Security filed a lien against WISE in February, but for ...
Mar 10, 1984
Hearing on Scientology ordinance is today — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Feb 17, 1984
Lionel Blackman's suit against Church of Scientology reversed (may not be exact title) — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 5, 1984
Ex-Scientologist goes on hunger strike — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Dec 10, 1983
Scientology a religion in Australia — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Nov 1, 1983
City rejects complaint against church — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Nov 1, 1983
Scientologists reveal plan for renovation — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Jill Hancock
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — The Church of Scientology plans a $3-million restoration of the former Fort Harrison Hotel and the church-owned Sandcastle Motor Inn. Speaking before television cameras at a press conference called in the ornate hotel lobby, church spokesman Richard Haworth said the project indicates that "we are obviously in Clearwater to stay." But the church's upbeat affirmation of its downtown presence brought chuckles of skepticism and moans of disapproval from some local officials and civic leaders. The controversial sect's reasons for ...
Sep 27, 1983
Former Scientologists charge church harassed them for money — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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