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11 matching items found between Jan 1980 and Dec 1984. Furthermore, there are 65 matching items for all time not shown.
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Jul 14, 1983
$42 Million suit filed against Scientologists — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
Members of a Church of Scientology splinter group have filed a $42 million suit against the church, alleging fraud, slander and breach of contract. The suit was filed here last week on behalf of Bent Corydon, former director of the Riverside Scientology mission and member of the new Church of Sciologos. It seeks $40 million in punitive damages plus real damages of $1.83 million, said Corydon's attorney, Paul Morantz of Pacific Palisades. The suit is a cross-complaint to a $6.2 million ...
May 21, 1983
Judge believes Hubbard lives // Gives son three weeks to disprove — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
"I am not a missing person," Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard said in a signed statement that has led a judge to believe the reclusive author is healthy despite a son's claim to the contrary. Superior Court Judge David Hennigan said Friday that the declaration, which included fingerprints experts have said belong to the 72-year-old Hubbard, made him believe Hubbard still is alive. Hubbard has not made a public appearance in years. Hennigan said the seven-page document, filed with ...
May 2, 1983
More Nevada debate on cult bill — Associated Press
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Type: Press
Author(s): Brendan Riley
Source: Associated Press
Carson City, Nev. (AP) — More pleas for controls on cults were aired Monday as the Senate Judiciary Committee reviewed a plan to allow for civil lawsuits against cults or any other groups which bilk people. No immediate action was taken on SB343, being pushed by Sen. Bill Hernstadt who had to "deprogram" a daughter who had joined the Church of Scientology. Scientology representatives were criticized by Sen. Thomas "Spike" Wilson, committee chairman, for failing to deliver promised documents outlining their ...
Mar 3, 1983
Canadian police raid church for documents in fraud investigation — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
TORONTO — More than 100 police officers swept through the offices of a Church of Scientology building Thursday seizing documents as possible evidence in an investigation of fraud against the federal and Ontario governments. Inspector Phil Caney said the two-year investigation centers on a non-profit tax exemption obtained by Scientology "by alleged misrepresentations." Ontario Provincial Police also are investigating consumer fraud in the marketing of courses and alleged conspiracy to commit indictable offenses "where perceived necessary to protect the interests of ...
Feb 19, 1983
Scientology founder Hubbard interviewed by Mail — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
DENVER — A handwritten letter signed "L. Ron Hubbard" was published under copyright in the Sunday edition of the Rocky Mountain News, purporting to knock down rumors that the reclusive father of the controversial Church of Scientology is dead. In the letter, dated Feb. 3, the writer says he was "dismayed" at the church's confrontations with the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service and the Food and Drug Administration, and noted that the incidents occurred after Hubbard resigned from the church in ...
Feb 14, 1983
Church produces purported letter from Hubbard — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
Church of Scientology officials Monday produced a second letter purportedly written by church founder L. Ron Hubbard, saying he is alive and well and believes his estate to be in good hands. The handwritten letter was filed as part of a motion to dismiss the Riverside County Superior Court probate battle in which Hubbard's son, Ronald DeWolf, claims his father is either dead or incompetent. DeWolf says church officials have been stealing millions of dollars from the 71-year-old Hubbard and is ...
Mar 5, 1982
Scientologist's convictions upheld — Associated Press
Mar 10, 1981
Suit charges Scientologist smear campaign — The Ledger (Florida)
Dec 23, 1980
Church balks at giving up member's file — Eugene Register-Guard (Oregon)
Jun 25, 1980
Court of appeal rejects bid to free jailed Scientologists — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
A lawyer representing three jailed Scientologists says he will appeal to the state Supreme Court after losing another bid to free his clients on grounds their imprisonment is illegal. Harold De Young, Philip Deland and Donald White, of the Riverside Scientology mission, have been in jail since Friday for refusing to answer questions before the county grand jury. Attorney Howard Gillingham on Tuesday made an unsuccessful attempt to persuade the Court of Appeal in San Bernardino to free the three on ...
May 30, 1980
L.A. newspaper alleges Scientology plot — San Diego Union-Tribune
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