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, …
The self-styled ‘celebrity’ Church of Scientology was today found guilty of fraud in France and fined more than ... Centre and Bookshop – both of which make up the HQ of Scientology in France - were ordered to pay the equivalent of …
“It’s the first time in France that the entity of the Church of Scientology is condemned for fraud as an organized gang.” He said that the tribunal “expressed its will to maintain the structure of Scientology in order to make it easier to control ...
Germany may have been the first to declare Scientology a cult, but France has brought the Church to court on charges of organized fraud, according to France-Info radio. If the CoS (Church of Scientology) is found guilty, the church could …
PARIS-- A Paris court on Tuesday convicted the Church of Scientology of fraud and fined it more than half a million euros - but stopped short of banning the group as requested by prosecutors. The group's French branch immediately …
A Paris court is to rule Thursday in an appeal against a fine of hundreds of thousands of euros imposed on the Church of Scientology after it was found guilty of fleecing vulnerable followers. A 2009 fraud conviction ... operating in France, …
Scientology is under siege. "Well in Germany Scientology isn't recognised as a religion and in France it's leaders are facing fraud charges," said Nick Xenophon, the Independent Federal Senator from South Australia. In Paris a court will …
A French court on Wednesday upheld a 2009 conviction against the Church of Scientology for “organized fraud.” The fraud conviction came ... to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights. France considers Scientology to be a …
PARIS — A Paris court convicted the Church of Scientology of fraud and fined it more than $900,000 today, but stopped short of banning the group’s activities. The group’s French branch said it would appeal the verdict. The court convicted …