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Follow that story // Eighty-six million dimes

Title: Follow that story // Eighty-six million dimes
Date: Thursday, 16 May 2002
Publisher: Denver Westword News
Author: Alan Prendergast
Main source: westword.com

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A 22-year legal battle came to an abrupt end last week when the Church of Scientology paid $8.67 million to one of its harshest critics: a former member who claimed the church had harassed him for years and driven him "to the brink of insanity." The settlement between the church's California organization and former Boulder resident Lawrence Wollersheim is notable not only for its size, but for its public nature. In the past, litigation involving the controversial "new religion"—founded by science-fiction ... [Read the rest at westword.com]