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 …
A 2009 fraud conviction saw Scientology’s Celebrity Centre ... and suspended prison sentences for most of the accused. France regards Scientology as a cult, not a religion, and has prosecuted individual Scientologists …
PARIS — The French branch of the Church of Scientology was convicted ... “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 …
France
As a fiercely secular nation, France has always had an awkward ... practices that may be involved. The first time that happened, in 1978, a Paris court found Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard guilty of vulgar fraud. In …
PARIS The Church of Scientology's French branch went on trial Monday on charges of organised fraud, in a case that could lead to the group being dissolved in France. Registered as a religion in the United States, …
PARIS - A French appeals court on Thursday upheld the Church of Scientology's 2009 fraud conviction on charges it pressured ... which is hit at the very heart of its organization in France," Olivier Morice, a lawyer for …
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 …
France's highest appeals court was due to rule on a fraud conviction against the Church of Scientology Wednesday. The sect is appealing against a ruling against five church members as well as the Paris-based …
PARIS (AP) — 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 …