The Church of Scientology faces trial on deletion fraud charges in Paris, with the possibility that the organization, which claims around 5,000 active members in France in addition to a bevy of Hollywood celebrities such as Tom Cruise, …
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On Monday, a case against the Church of Scientology went to trial in Belgium, where the Agence France-Presse reports the international celebrity church faces a possible ban for fraud and extortion. According to the AFP, Belgian …
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In Paris, a trial accusing the Church of Scientology of fraud began on Monday; a guilty verdict could permanently shut down the church in France. Although the Paris prosecutor’s office advised the plaintiff to drop the charges, a French …
(Newser) – The church of Scientology goes on trial for fraud today in a landmark case in France, reports the BBC. The American organization is widely regarded in the nation as a sect, and if Scientology is found guilty of a crime, it could …
The Church of Scientology's troubles in Europe continued on Tuesday with a French court's conviction of the religious group on fraud charges. The court didn't accede to prosecutors' requests for a ban on the group, however. The …
A Paris court fined the Church of Scientology 600,000 euros ($900,000) on Tuesday for aggressive sales tactics that the court said amounted to organized fraud. But the organization dodged a potential expulsion from the country. Four …
France
The Church of Scientology in France is facing organized fraud charges for allegedly manipulating others for financial gain, authorities said. Jean-Christophe Hullin, the investigating magistrate in the fraud case, alleges the church's …
France's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 2009 fraud conviction against the Church of Scientology's Celebrity Centre and its bookstore in Paris. France's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld a fraud conviction …
Back in May I blogged about the then forthcoming trial for fraud the Church of Scientology was facing in France. A quick update seems in order now that the case has taken place: Two flagship branches of the Church of Scientology in …
PARIS - A Paris court convicted the Church of Scientology of fraud and fined it more than euro600,000 ($900,000) on Tuesday but stopped short of banning the group as prosecutors had demanded. The group's French branch immediately …