PARIS | A Paris court convicted the Church of Scientology of fraud and fined it more than $900,000 on Tuesday ... Prosecutors had urged that the group be disbanded in France and fined $3 million. A law that was briefly on the books …
A Paris court convicted the Church of Scientology of fraud and fined it more than 600,000 euros ($900,000) on Tuesday but stopped short of banning the group as prosecutors had demanded. The group’s French branch immediately announced …
"It's the first time in France that the entity of the Church of Scientology is condemned for fraud as an organized gang." "Scientology can no longer hide behind freedom of conscience," added Catherine Picard, who runs a support group for …
It’s been a pretty bad week for Scientology, and things just got a little worse. According to France’s highest appeal …
The French branch of the Church of Scientology is about to go on trial in Paris to face charges of organised fraud. The case was filed after a former church member made a complaint that she was pressured into paying large sums of money to …
PARIS, France — A French court has slapped a fraud sentence on the Church of Scientology, saying it targets vulnerable people for commercial gain. The ruling is a major setback for Scientologists in France, and it marks the first time here …
PARIS — The Church of Scientology could be dissolved in France if it is convicted in a trial that opened Monday in a Paris court, where the group and seven of its French leaders stand charged of organized fraud and illegal pharmaceutical …
A Paris court is debating these questions in a fraud case against the Church of Scientology ... “What the prosecutor has asked for is a death sentence for Scientology (in France),” he told reporters. The court is expected to issue its ruling …
A French appeal court was asked yesterday to overturn a two-year-old legal ruling that branded the Church of Scientology an "organised fraud". The California-based ... The two main Scientology bodies in France – the Celebrity Centre and the …
Stephen Kent: The current case involves allegations against two Scientology franchises, and seven members in France involving allegations concerning fraud. Now it's an interesting case because the initial allegations, or the complaints, go …