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 …
France's top appeals court has upheld a fraud conviction and fines totalling hundreds of thousands of euros against the Church of Scientology, for taking advantage of vulnerable followers. The Cour de Cassation on Wednesday rejected the …
The Church of Scientology faces a ban in Belgium, as 11 members Monday went on trial in connection with fraud, extortion and privacy violations ... according to the Agence France-Presse. In the latter investigation, officials looked …
Five more Scientologists were given fines ranging from €1000 ($1,620) to €20,000 ($32,460) for fraud or the illegal practice of pharmacy. France regards Scientology as a cult, not a religion, and has prosecuted individual Scientologists before ...
A French court has imposed a €600,000 ($900,000) fine on the Church of Scientology, finding that the group engaged in fraud in its intensive efforts to raise money from new members. The group will be allowed to continue its work in …
A French court fined the Church of Scientology on Tuesday for defrauding vulnerable followers, but officials voiced regret that a recent change in the law prevented France from banning it outright. Scientology’s Celebrity Centre and its …
Not for the first time, France considers banning the 'religion' of Scientology. The trial of one of the world's most controversial religious sects has begun in Paris. Here's the official Scientology website. Alternatively, you could listen …
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The Church of Scientology ... fraud, extortion and privacy violations. The trial comes in the wake of probes in 1997 and 2008 into the Belgian branch’s means of collecting funds and recruitment methods, respectively, according to the …