7 years after the Church of Scientology were fined for data protection violations, the Hungarian authorities are keeping a close eye on their activities in what they describe as “enforcement proceedings”.
As the Church of Scientology prepares to open the doors to its brand new €33 million ($36mil USD / £28.5mil GBP) building in Paris, Scientology Business take a closer look at the controversial group’s fraud convictions, links to tragic deaths and its relationship with the French authorities
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.
The German government has kept Scientology under close surveillance since the opening of it’s Munich Org in 1970. Here’s a look at the history of their struggle to gain recognition in Germany, courtesy of guest author Stefani Hutchison
Judges in Switzerland have ruled against Scientology in a defamation case they brought against two activists. The three-year legal battle involved the Church of Scientology Basel, the Swiss Department of Health and Scientology spokespeople Jürg Stettler and Dierk Clausen and resulted [continue reading…]
The Greek Holy Synod has issued a stark warning about Scientology, calling it “medically, socially and ethically dangerous” and urging the public to stay away, describing Scientology as a “pseudo-religious organisation with socially dangerous activities”