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May 24, 2010
Nebraska man sentenced in Scientology cyber attack — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
LOS ANGELES — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for his role in a cyber attack on the Church of Scientology's websites two years ago. Brian Thomas Mettenbrink, of Grand Island, Neb., was also ordered Monday to pay $20,000 in restitution and serve a year on supervised release after he gets out of prison. The cyber attack was orchestrated by an underground group that calls itself "Anonymous" and protests the Church of Scientology, accusing it ...
May 20, 2010
Software firm founder pleads not guilty in slaying of ex-partner — Denver Channel (Colorado)
Type: Press
Author(s): Alan Gathright
Source: Denver Channel (Colorado)
BRIGHTON, Colo. – An Adams County software firm founder accused in the execution-style shooting of his former business partner pleaded not guilty Thursday. William Rex Fowler is charged with first-degree murder in the Dec. 30 slaying of Thomas Ciancio at their office, Fowler Software Design. The case has been marked by bizarre revelations ever since heavily armed SWAT officers surrounded the building near Federal Heights, unsure whether the "gunman" was barricaded inside. During the initial confusion, the 42-year-old Ciancio, the former ...
May 19, 2010
Lateline: Former top Scientologist speaks out — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
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May 18, 2010
In Rene Piedra and Associates, Debtor; Barry E. Mukamal, Chapter 7 Trustee v. Church of Scientology of Florida, Inc.; World Institute of Scientology Enterprises, Inc.; Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida, Inc.; Deborah Fraser, as Trustee of the US IAS Members; Indira Blyskal; William Alexander Carr; Second Chance Program, Inc.; Wendy L. Keene; MGE Management Experts, Inc. dba Marcus Group Enterprises, Inc.; IAS Administrations, Inc.; Church of Scientology Religious Trust
Type: Legal
[... Trustee seeks leave to amend the Adversary Complaints to include more detailed information regarding Keene and Blyskal’s involvement in a massive scheme to defraud dental patients and transfer significant sums of money to Church of Scientology ("CAS") or CAS related entities. The Trustee through proper investigation and analysis of various documents was able to unearth further information relating to this scheme. ...] —– UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA MIAMI DIVISION www.flsb.usc0urts.g0v In re: Chapter 7 RENE PIEDRA ...
May 18, 2010
Lateline: Scientology president's daughter slams 'toxic' church — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
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Type: TV
Author(s): Steve Cannane
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: The daughter of the president of the Church of Scientology in Australia is speaking out for the first time about past treatment of children within the church. In an exclusive interview with Lateline, Scarlett Hanna has described Scientology as a toxic organisation and says that many of those who've grown up in the church are damaged. Scarlett Hanna talks of children being deprived of contact with parents and communal living conditions where 25 children lived in one unit. ...
May 2, 2010
Scientology leader David Miscavige accused of snooping in secret celeb confessional files — NY Daily News (New York)
Type: Press
Author(s): Joanna Molloy, George Rush
Source: NY Daily News (New York)
[Picture / Caption: Scientology leader David Miscavige (l.) is being accused of gossiping about Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson after snooping in her confidential confessional file.] The Church of Scientology is bringing down the hammer on a renegade member who alleges leader David Miscavige loves to gossip about his star parishioners. Former high-ranking member Amy Scobee claims in her just-out book, "Scientology: Abuse at the Top," that Miscavige and other officials "snooped" in confidential confessional files - a charge vehemently ...
Apr 26, 2010
Today Tonight // Scientology: Amy Scobee speaks out — Channel 7 (Australia)
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Type: TV
Author(s): Bryan Seymour
Source: Channel 7 (Australia)
Inside Scientology, superstar Tom Cruise is regarded as its most dedicated follower. The mystery is why he never joined its most elite unit. Now, a former top-ranking defector who was just a teenager when recruited into Scientology says she knows why. Amy Scobee claims she knows the truth about how the cult controls celebrities, the way it handled Tom Cruise's marriage to Nicole Kidman and tells eyewitness accounts of what happens when its leader loses it. She began life and work ...
Apr 12, 2010
Was Tom Cruise worried his 'drug history' would keep him out of Scientology? — Gawker
Type: Press
Author(s): Adrian Chen
Source: Gawker
Amy Scobee is a former high-ranking Scientologist. She's about to publish a book about her time with the Church, which contains some interesting details about Tom Cruise. Last week, Cruise's lawyer has sent her an angry letter, countering the claims. Scobee, who'd been with the Church since age 14 and used to work at the LA Celebrity Centre, has spoken out before—most recently during Anderson Cooper's CNN Scientology expose. Next month, her book, Scientology: Abuse at the Top, will be (self-?) ...
Apr 9, 2010
Fowler to stand trial for business partner murder — KCNC-TV (Denver)
More: Youtube
Type: Press
Author(s): Shaun Boyd
Source: KCNC-TV (Denver)
THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) — An Adams County judge says a man, accused of shooting a former business partner, will stand trial. The first degree murder trial will begin May 19. Prosecutors claim Rex Fowler shot himself after shooting Thomas Ciancio on Dec. 30. The prosecution presented four witnesses during Friday's preliminary hearing. Fowler has been charged with first degree murder. He appeared in court wearing shackles around his wrists and ankles. An Adams County Sheriff's Deputy testified that Fowler seemed dazed ...
Apr 6, 2010
La Cour de cassation valide un non-lieu en faveur de l'Eglise de Scientologie — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
La Cour de cassation a validé l'arrêt de non-lieu en faveur de membres de l'Eglise de Scientologie mis en examen pour "escroquerie" et "exercice illégal de la médecine", a-t-on appris, mardi de source judiciaire. La cour a suivi le 30 mars la chambre de l'instruction de la cour d'appel de Paris qui avait déclaré irrecevable en mars 2009 l'appel interjeté par une association de victimes, l'UNADFI, dans ce dossier ouvert en 1989. Une information judiciaire avait été ouverte en 1989 après ...
Feb 25, 2010
Scientology hires reporters to investigate St. Petersburg Times — Scott Finn
Type: Radio
Author(s): WUSF Radio
Source: Scott Finn
TAMPA (2010-2-25) - The Church of Scientology is deploying a new weapon in its three-decade battle with the St. Petersburg Times: award-winning investigative journalists. Those reporters completed their own review of the newspaper's coverage of Scientology, but church officials won’t release it. In 1980, The St. Petersburg Times won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the secretive religion, headquartered in Clearwater. Since then, church officials have said the newspaper’s coverage is unfair. So church officials decided to do something about ...
Feb 1, 2010
Fowler makes court appearance in Adams murder case — Denver Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Monte Whaley
Source: Denver Post
BRIGHTON — A DNA test was ordered today for a 58-year-old businessman and founder of an Adams County software company accused of killing his former business partner. Adams County District Judge Francis Wasserman this morning also set an April 9 preliminary hearing for William Rex Fowler, who appeared in court shackled and wearing surgical scrubs. Fowler allegedly shot and killed 42-year-old Thomas Ciancio on Dec. 30 at Fowler Software Design. Investigators say Fowler shot Ciancio three times in the head with ...
Jan 27, 2010
Man's Scientology faith ripples through AdCo murder probe // Victim accused software firm founder of diverting $200,000 to unidentified 'church' — Denver Channel (Colorado)
Type: TV
Author(s): Alan Gathright
Source: Denver Channel (Colorado)
ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. – Among the mysteries in software firm founder William Rex Fowler's alleged killing of ex-partner Thomas Ciancio is whether Fowler's self-professed devotion to the Church of Scientology played a role in the workplace shooting. The 58-year-old Fowler was charged last week with premeditated, first-degree murder in the Dec. 30 shooting of Ciancio, who had gone to Fowler Software Design to receive a $9,900 severance payment, according to a statement by an Adams County sheriff's detective supporting Fowler's arrest. ...
Jan 23, 2010
Trouble in the house of Hubbard — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
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Jan 22, 2010
Adams Co. business owner thought to be victim now charged with murder — Denver Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Jeremy P. Meyer
Source: Denver Post
William Rex Fowler, 58, at first to believed to be the victim in a Dec. 30 shooting at his Adams County office, has been arrested and charged with the murder of his former business partner. Investigators say Fowler shot Tommy Ciancio, 42, three times in the head with a 9mm Glock handgun when Ciancio came to Fowler Software Design to collect $9,900 in severance. Ciancio, who was Fowler Software's chief operating officer, resigned Nov. 23, 2009 in a dispute over the ...
Jan 22, 2010
Adams Co. software exec charged with murder / Former employees cite finances as friction between victim, assailant — KDVR Denver
More: Youtube
Type: TV
Author(s): Tammy Vigil
Source: KDVR Denver
BRIGHTON - A man once thought to be a victim of a workplace shooting is now officially a murder suspect. The Adams County district attorney's office announced the arrest of Rex Fowler, of Broomfield, for allegedly killing a partner in his company, Thomas Ciancio, of Castle Rock. The DA's office also made available an arrest warrant affidavit containing details of the killing, and for the first time, a motive. On Dec. 30, Ciancio had walked inside Fowler software design to collect ...
Jan 12, 2010
Daughters of St. Paul unfazed by threats from Church of Scientology — Catholic News Agency
Type: Press
Source: Catholic News Agency
Rome, Italy, Jan 12, 2010 / 09:09 pm (CNA) — In Italy, the pre-Christmas release of the book "The Courage to Speak Out - Stories of ex-Scientologists" was met with a promise from the National Church of Scientology of Italy to bring legal action against the author and "whomever has assisted her." A spokeswoman for the book's publisher told CNA that, as of yet, no such action has been taken against them. "The Courage to Speak Out" includes stories from 14 ...
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