Today, America's recognition of Scientology as a religion stands as an anomaly in the Western world, the result not of impartial jurisprudence but of harassment. Four years ago, France's highest court upheld a fraud conviction against …
“the Cult of Scientology is having a really, really bad week,” says Ian O’Doherty in Ireland’s The Independent. But it wasn’t barred from France, and the hefty fraud fine shouldn’t be a problem “given how expert they are at bilking money from ...
A Paris court on Tuesday fined the French branch of the Church of Scientology a total of $955,000 Cdn after finding it guilty of fraud, but did not ban the group from operating in France. CBC News · October 27, 2009 A Paris court on …
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Tuesday was a bad day for Scientology. One of their Hollywood faithful renounced his affiliation and they were found guilty of fraud in France. Paul Haggis is ... WASHINGTON, D.C. (Catholic Online) - Paul Haggis is a well-known …
A Paris court on Tuesday convicted the Church of Scientology of fraud and fined it more than half a million ... Prosecutors had requested that the group be dissolved in France and be fined €2 million.
skipthesong: "Religion is a scam!" Such strong beliefs in Atheism are exactly the same thing as religion, skip. Like it or not, you seem to have faith in your conviction, and as such seem pretty 'religious' to me. I still think Battlefield Earth …
A day after Haggis` letter went public, a Paris court convicted the Church of Scientology of fraud and fined it more than $900,000, but stopped short of banning the group`s activities in France. The organization`s French branch likened it to …
Australia revoked Scientology’s status as a religion. The High Court of France convicted him, in absentia, of fraud. The U.S. named him as an unindicted co-conspirator in an international scheme of infiltration, fraud and theft. Hubbard had …
I don’t judge them, and I don’t criticize them." There is dispute, however, about whether or not Scientology is a legitimate religion. France convicted the organization for “organized fraud.” And it is notorious for convincing people to join ...