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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”