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Mar 8, 2011 Alarming allegations against Scientology church & school — Courthouse News Service
Courthouse News Service
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A 19-year-old man claims his Scientologist parents "ceded custody" of him at the age of 5 to the controversial church, which then entered into a "billion year contract" with him as a minor, forced him to work hundreds of hours a week at a Scientology school for as little $35, denied him an education, and forced him back to work just two days after he lost a finger in a work accident. The first of Daniel Montalvo's ...
Mar 5, 2011 Lawsuit claims Church of Scientology violated child labor and wage laws — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More: "Montalvo vs. CSI, Bridge Publications" PDFs available at Marty Rathbun's blog
Thomas C. Tobin
St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A runaway from the Church of Scientology's restrictive religious order, the Sea Org, alleges in two lawsuits filed Friday that the church violated California laws regulating child labor, wages and school attendance. Daniel Montalvo, who turns 20 today, also contends his parents, who remain in the Sea Org, neglected him and breached their duty to protect him from harm by ceding his care to the church. Church spokesman Tommy Davis said Friday night the church had not been served with the ...
Oct 8, 2010 Daniel Montalvo, 19, leaves Scientology, which convinces LA sheriff to jail him for it — Village Voice
An amazing story is hitting the Internet today of 19-year-old Daniel Montalvo, a lifelong Scientologist who decided to leave the wacky cabal, only to find himself arrested by LA sheriff's deputies and facing prison time for it. The tale comes courtesy of Marty Rathbun, formerly one of the highest officials in Scientology who defected and has kept up a withering takedown of the "church" on his blog. Rathbun writes for fellow ex-Scientologists, so there's a lot of jargon and coded references ...
Sep 1, 2010 A Bridge to global bookselling — Book Business
Scientology—for many, it may conjure up thoughts of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Kirstie Alley or Lisa Marie Presley, the Church of Scientology, some controversial discussions and media headlines, or the man behind the religion, L. Ron Hubbard. But for very few does it elicit images of state-of-the-art digital printing machines, conveyer belts that criss-cross a 276,000-square-foot building, a stash of 35,000 miles of paper, or an inventory of millions of L. Ron Hubbard books awaiting shipping to any of a ...
Feb 23, 2010 Scientology follow-up / Scientology's top spin doctor has come out swinging against Senator Nick Xenophon — Channel 7 (Australia) More:
Youtube Feb 22, 2010 Scientology / Today Tonight goes behind the closely guarded walls of Scientology's celebrity headquarters — Channel 7 (Australia) More:
Youtube part 1, Youtube part 2
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