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How Scientology got to Bob Minton

Title: How Scientology got to Bob Minton
Date: Monday, 2 November 2009
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Authors: Thomas C. Tobin, Joe Childs
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Robert S. Minton seemed to surface out of nowhere in late 1997. • A retired investment banker and millionaire from New England, he began to show up at anti-Scientology demonstrations in Boston and Clearwater. He gave millions to groups critical of the church. • He became the money man behind a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of Lisa McPherson, whose unexplained death at Scientology's Clearwater mecca threw the church into crisis. • Minton quickly became the Church of Scientology's No. ... [Read the rest at]