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Scientology on trial in Paris for 'ruin' of disciples

Title: Scientology on trial in Paris for 'ruin' of disciples
Date: Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Publisher: Daily Telegraph (UK)
Author: Henry Samuel
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The Church of Scientology has been accused of manipulating followers into handing over their savings, in a trial that could see the church banned from France. The church's main centre in France, the ASES-Celebrity Centre, its bookshop and six of its leaders were charged on Monday with organised fraud and illegally prescribing drugs. One former church member claimed she had been psychologically pressured into paying thousands of pounds for lessons, books, drugs and a device called an "electrometre", which the church ... [Read the rest at]