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Mid-Sussex District Council acknowledge Scientology’s Fair Game harassment tactics

Mid-Sussex District Council have acknowledged Scientology engages in harassment and intimidation under its policy of ‘Fair Game’. Responding to calls for an investigation into East Grinstead Town Mayor Frazer Visser’s involvement with the church, the Council referenced fear of “reprisals” for speaking out against the group and confirmed “on the balance of probabilities”, such fears “could be well founded”.

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Reality check: A closer look at Scientology’s ‘new era of expansion’

With Scientology leader David Miscavige officially announcing the much-anticipated “Golden Age of Administration” at the 2024 New Years event last weekend at the Shrine Auditorium, the stage has been set for what he describes as a “new era of expansion” for the controversial group. However, a closer look at leaked statistics paints a vastly different picture and suggests Scientology is in fact going through an era for which ‘Dark Age of Mass Contraction’ would be a more fitting title.

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An Open Letter to East Grinstead Mayor Frazer Visser

Three weeks ago, I raised concerns over Scientology’s attempt to assert control and influence over local government officials in East Grinstead, the home of it’s Saint Hill headquarters. Town Mayor Frazer Visser was criticised by local residents for publicly defending the [continue reading…]

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Scientology executives charged in $1.7 million fraud scandal

The Church of Scientology is facing seizure of its assets in Hungary after prosecutors charged eleven executives and finance personnel with fraud in a $1.7 million tax evasion scandal. Following a lengthy investigation into Scientology’s activities by Hungary’s National Tax and Customs Administration, the Chief Prosecutor’s Office filed charges against Scientology yesterday, alleging a cover-up scheme to avoid paying tax on the sale of books and courses over the years 2012-2017.

Corruption Featured UK

Behind Closed Doors: Personal stories from inside Scientology’s Saint Hill base

What’s really going on behind closed doors at Scientology’s Saint Hill headquarters in East Grinstead? As pressure mounts on the Mayor and Council executives following revelations of the influence Scientology is having on local politics, we took a moment to speak with those who have lived and worked at Saint Hill.

Corruption Featured UK

VIDEO: What’s really going on at Scientology’s East Grinstead base

In this hard hitting documentary, Scientology Business editor Apostate Alex sheds a light on what’s really going on behind closed doors at the Church of Scientology in the UK, featuring a number of personal accounts of fear, abuse and control.

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East Grinstead Mayor defends Scientology after accepting £50,000 charity cheque

The Mayor of East Grinstead, Cllr Frazer Visser, has voiced his support for the Church of Scientology, describing them as “a valued and large part” of the town after receiving a £50,000 cheque for his charity at the International Association of Scientologists (IAS) event earlier this month.

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We worked out the true capacity of Scientology’s IAS tent

Earlier this month, the Church of Scientology informed Sussex Police it was expecting 6,000 attendees at it’s ‘greatest gathering’, known as the IAS event. After careful analysis, Scientology Business can reveal the truth about the venue’s true capacity

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Can you help us identify these Scientology OSA operatives?

We are keen to identify these individuals for an ongoing investigation into Scientology’s Office of Special Affairs (OSA), their involvement in the disruption of a peaceful protest under ‘Fair Game’ and Scientology workers’ rights to work in the United Kingdom.

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The Sorry State of Scientology Sunderland

Scientology Sunderland has just 3 staff members and is visited by an average of 5 people a day, an undercover visit by Scientology Business can reveal.