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apple schools • canada • dead agenting (black pr, smear campaign) • federal bureau of investigation (fbi) • fort harrison hotel (also, flag land base) @ 210 south fort harrison avenue clearwater fl united states • fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentation • front groups • globe and mail (canada) • gregory willardson • henning heldt • infiltration • internal revenue service (irs) • john marshall • judge charles r. richey • lawsuit • legal • mary sue (whipp) hubbard • medical claims • narconon (aka scientology drug rehab) • office of special affairs (osa) (formerly, guardian's office) • operation snow white • red box • schools • suicide • theft
19 matching items found between Jan 1980 and Dec 1984. Furthermore, there are 162 matching items for all time not shown.
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Mar 9, 1983
Scientology staff leaves mission — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Betty Brenner
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
The local Scientology mission has closed temporarily because its three staff members — the only members of its board of directors — have resigned, a member of the church says. A note on the front door of the mission at 3101 Clio says that the mission is closed temporarily for reorganization and will reopen Monday. Signs on the building and on a high pole have been removed. The note 'tells those seeking more information to call Glenn C. Currier, who alse ...
May 9, 1982
Witnesses tell of break-ins, conpiracy — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Steven Girardi
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
In a story of international intrigue, a former senior executive of the Church of Scientology testified Saturday about a worldwide sect network involving infiltrations, conspiracies and smuggling. Scott Mayer, 38, told Clearwater city commissioners "I have personal experiences of all of these," in the forth day of the city's Scientology hearings, where legal consultant Michael Flynn paraded seven of his most damaging witnesses. Commissioners heard also from a former Guardian Office worker who said she used the sect's "confessional files" during ...
May 8, 1982
City of Clearwater 1982 Hearings - Church of Scientology: Janie Peterson
Type: Hearings
Tag(s): Alan HubbardAnthony ShoemakerAnti-psychiatryApple SchoolsApplied ScholasticsAuditingBarry ClinglerBette OrsiniBlackmailBruce HamiltonCarol GarrityCharles LeCherChildren, youthCitizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)City of Clearwater 1982 HearingsConfidential preclear (PC) folderCostDan ZalensDead agenting (Black PR, smear campaign)Destroying/hiding/falsifying evidencesDisconnectionDon CooperEdward "Eddie" WaltersErnest "Ernie" HartwellEthics (Scientology)ExtortionFair gameFederal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)Fort Harrison Hotel (also, Flag Land Base) @ 210 South Fort Harrison Avenue Clearwater FL United StatesFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationFreeloader's debtFront groupsGerus SocietyHarassmentIncomeInfiltrationJames "Jim" CalderbankJames BerfieldJane Lee "Janie" PetersonJulie BergmanLas Vegas Review JournalLaVenda Van SchaickLawsuitMary Sue (Whipp) HubbardMedical claimsMichael J. FlynnNarconon (aka Scientology drug rehab)NevadaOffice of Special Affairs (OSA) (formerly, Guardian's Office)Operation Shake and BakeOperation Snow WhitePam BevinPaul HatchettPaul SheffieldPotential Trouble Source (PTS)Project OscarRed boxRita GarveyRobert "Bob" AndersonRuss AndrewsSafe Environment FundSalarySchoolsSecurity check ("sec check")Slave laborSt. Petersburg Times (Florida)Statistics (Stats)SuicideSuppressive person (SP)ThreatTonja C. BurdenTR-L (Training Routine Lie)William "Bill" Broderick
Apr 1, 1982
Cul deception examined — The Advisor
Jan 7, 1982
Be wary on Narconon, School Board avised — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Dec 28, 1981
Narconon: Anti-drug program with roots in Scientology doesn't live up to claims of support, success — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Oct 17, 1981
The Narconon sting: Scientology's Minnesota drug scam — Twin Cities Reader
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Type: Press
Author(s): Paul Fishman Maccabee
Source: Twin Cities Reader
"Narconon is the ONLY successful drug rehabilitation program on the planet." L. Ron Hubbard, Founder of Church of Scientology "Narconon was definitely a con. It was bullsht. Those guys were forcing guys into Scientology." Narconon graduate St. Cloud Prison, Minnesota [Picture of internal memo: "We are expanding the Scientology drug rehabilitation programs, primarily through NARCONON. During the coming months we plan to get NARCONON programs into many additional prisons, rehabilitation centers and the armed forces. We also have plans to open ...
Oct 2, 1981
Funds pledged after TV drug show may filter to Scientology-linked group — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Sep 1, 1981
Scientology: The sickness spreads — Reader's Digest
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Type: Press
Author(s): Eugene H. Methvin
Source: Reader's Digest
Eighteen months ago, the U.S.-based Church of Scientology launched a global—and unsuccessful—campaign to prevent publication of a Reader's Digest report called "Scientology: Anatomy of a Frightening Cult." The church engaged a detective agency to investigate the author, Digest Senior Editor Eugene H. Methvin. Digest offices in a half-dozen nations were picketed or bombarded with nuisance phone calls. In Denmark, South Africa and Australia, the church sued unsuccessfully to prevent publication. In the months since the article appeared, in May 1980, a ...
Apr 1, 1981
Germany: Scientology sues Govt. — The Advisor
Apr 1, 1981
Scientology-Narconon link protested — The Advisor
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Oct 13, 1980
Fish to remove backing from group tied to cult — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — Toronto Alderman Susan Fish is going to demand that her name be removed from the list of advisers to Narconon because of its connection with the Church of Scientology. She encountered the addictions-treatment agency a few years ago when she was doing a study of group homes for the city, and, impressed by the material shown her, she agreed to act as an adviser. She said that before agreeing to act as an adviser, she had asked Narconon ...
Jun 18, 1980
Group linked with Scientology cult denied school lease — Cupertino Courier
Type: Press
Author(s): Mike Myslinski
Source: Cupertino Courier
An education group organizing in the Cupertino School District area may have tried to play down its affiliation with a controversial religious cult, the Church of Scientology. The non-profit Applied Scholastics Inc. (ASI) has also held unauthorized training courses for three district teachers at the district's Hoover School after a request to have the district sponsor ASI programs was turned down by Associate Superintendent for Instruction William Zachmeier. "We're not a front for Scientology," stressed ASI Executive Director Lisa Patella. "Our ...
Apr 25, 1980
Scientologist jailed for silence in racket probe — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Church of Scientology spokesman Milt Wolfe went to jail Thursday for refusing to cooperate in an investigation involving alleged racketeering, infiltration and harassment by church members. Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge John S. Andrew, found Wolfe in contempt of court and sentenced him to 45 days for repeatedly refusing to answer a question put to him by investigators from State Attorney James T. Russell's office. ANDREWS ALSO refused to set bail for Wolfe, pending his appeal of the contempt citation, a ...
Feb 1, 1980
Cultist sets up group to fight tests on pupils — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Denys Horgan
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — A Scientologist who, with the encouragement of cult founder L. Ron Hubbard, organized parents to fight the education system of British Columbia three years ago has joined forces with a Toronto Scientologist to organize parents in a similiar battle in Ontario. Arda Froese, the founder of Parents Interested in Education in Vancouver, has come to live in Port Credit and with the help of Scientologist Ester MacPherson has established an Ontario branch of the organization. Mrs. Froese says ...
Jan 24, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Hubbard still gave orders, records show — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — L. Ron Hubbard, the former science fiction writer who publicly resigned in 1966 from leadership of the Church of Scientology, continued to give orders to its leaders into 1977, a Washington court has been told. Evidence obtained in 1977 in raids on U. S. offices of the cult by the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed there was a detailed program to cover up Mr. Hubbard's involvement in the leadership of Scientology. Called Operation Bulldozer Leak, it was part ...
Jan 22, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Big FBI raid led to conspiracy trial of cult leaders Court hears of spying, theft of government files — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
About 100 agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation learned on July 6, 1977, that they would be participating two days later in an operation unprecedented in the United States. The notification, described two years later in a Washington court room, said the agents would be raiding offices of an organization that some governments, in the United States, Canada and elsewhere, officially classified as a religion — the Church of Scientology.
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 22, 1980
The Scientology Papers: Secret Ontario documents found in U.S. cult's files — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Marshall
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Confidential documents from various Ontario Government offices including an attorney-general's communication about police intelligence operations have been found in U.S. Church of Scientology files. The documents were part of the evidence submitted by federal attorneys in the Washington prosecution of U.S. leaders of the cult on charges of conspiring to steal government documents and obstruct justice by cover-ups and by kidnapping an informer. Of 12 indicted, including two in Britain and the informer, nine have been tried, convicted and sentenced by ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 9, 1980
Scientology brings 4 years of discord — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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