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EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Inner Circle at Scientology’s new Paris HQ

Last week, Scientologists from across Europe gathered to celebrate the opening of their latest ‘Ideal Org’ in Paris, France. Despite Police enforcing tight restrictions and Scientology’s best efforts to clear the area of protestors, Scientology Business journalist Callum Clark secured a spot and reports from inside the production team’s inner circle.

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Deception, façades and fake fanfare: Scientology’s new $36 million Paris HQ opens

On 6th April, Scientology officially opened it’s new Paris ‘Ideal Org’, but mystery surrounds whether elusive leader David Miscavige was actually there in person.

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Hungarian authorities keeping a close eye on Scientology

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”.

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Scientology France: Fraud, Death and Fury

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

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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.

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More than just a US problem: German government sends stark Scientology warning

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

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Scientology lawsuit backfires: Swiss court rules in defamation case after Church shows up with no lawyers

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…]

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‘Stay away’ – Greek warning issued about Scientology

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”