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Nov 24, 1979 Scientology files: Scientologists planned to discredit police, lie to U.S. agency — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More:
news.google.com, news.google.com Aug 26, 1979 Church of Scientology criticizes RCMP — Calgary Herald (Canada) More: link
Calgary Herald (Canada)
EDMONTON (CP) — The Church of Scientology lodged a formal complaint Friday with the provincial attorney-general against the RCMP, which it accused of spreading false and misleading information about the church to files of Alberta government agencies. In a letter delivered to the office of Attorney-General Neil Crawford, the church asked for an investigation to stop the RCMP from interfering with the process of government. The letter, signed by Rev. Raymond Rockl, national director of public affairs, said the church "has ...
Jun 14, 1979 Scientology unit raided in fraud probe — Los Angeles Times (California) More: link
Los Angeles Times (California)
Riverside Mission is Searched for Evidence of False Loan Scheme Sheriff's deputies seized 17 boxes of documents from the Riverside mission of the Church of Scientology Wednesday in a search for evidence that possibly as many as 100 past and current members fraudulently obtained bank loans and then gave the money to Scientology. More than two dozen Riverside County sheriff's deputies spent six hours searching through the offices of the mission for tax, payroll and other records on 20 named individuals ...
Sep 23, 1976 Police hold Scientologists' guns — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Stephen "Steve" Advokat
Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Police confiscated a cache of weapons in a temporary Church of Scientology headquarters in Dunedin after the Scientologists abandoned the base, the Clearwater Sun has learned. All but four of the weapons, found "about 60 days ago" in the King Arthur Courts condominiums off State Road 580 just west of U.S. 19, are being held by Dunedin police. State and federal authorities are investigating. The one weapon sent elsewhere was a short-barreled Mauser, which was turned over to the U.S. Treasury ...
Jun 1, 1976 Quakers say police state near — Washington Star-News More: link
William F. Willoughby
The American Friends' Service Committee, the first, and until recently, the only registered church lobby, has charged that the United States is "in close danger of developing the very police state we as a people fear so much." The warning by the Quaker agency on Capitol Hill was made after it revealed that government agencies have been keeping it under surveillance since 1921. The Quaker committee thus far has collected nearly 1,300 pages on itself from government intelligence agencies under the ...
Apr 24, 1976 What can you do to fight crime? — Sun Chronicle (Attleboro, Massachusetts) More: link
Oreste P. d'Arconte
Sun Chronicle (Attleboro, Massachusetts)
THE ATTLEBOROS — Several weeks ago a pair of canvassers stood in the area of the Attleboro Common and asked passersby what they thought they could do to help fight crime. They got, says Gerard Velona, exactly the kind of response they expected: "I don't know." Velona, a theology student from Brookline, heads a church of Scientology campaign designed to help reduce crime throughout the state. So far, Velona and his crew have visited about 40 communities. The results have been ...
Sep 13, 1975 Church of Scientology to warn of Interpol dangers — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado) More:
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