Operation Snow White
v Mary Sue Hubbard et al
v Jane Kember and Morris Budlong
Eleven top Scientologists, including L. Ron Hubbard's wife,
went to prison for their parts in covert operations against
the United States Government.
of Scientology of California v. Gerald Armstrong
Armstrong was L. Ron Hubbard's official archivist. Part
of his official duties were to provide documents about L.
Ron Hubbard's background to Hubbard's biographer. When those
documents proved that Hubbard was lying about almost every
aspect of his life, Scientology threw Armstrong out of the
organization, declared him a Suppressive Person and set
out to ruin his life.
Wollersheim v. Church of Scientology of California
on Submitted Motions
- May 4, 2001
States of America v. Steven Fishman
of Vicki Aznaran
- July 18, 1990 (PDF 414k)
Affidavit of Vicki Aznaran
- June 29, 1993 (PDF 162k)
McPherson - Criminal Case
of Fla. v. Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization
Lisa McPherson died after being held for 17 days in Scientology's
Fort Harrison Hotel in Clearwater, Florida.
McPherson - Civil Case
of Lisa McPherson v. Church of Scientology Flag Service
Lisa McPherson's family launched a civil suit against Scientology.
successfully sued CAN into bankruptcy and took over the
name, phone munbver and records of the group. Now when someone
calls CAN looking for help, the phone is answered by a Scientologist.
Press Release - Filing for bankruptcy - June 20, 1996
for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois
- March 23, 1998
Ward was sued by Scientology for posting their copyrighted
material on the internet newsgroup, alt.religion.scientology.
of Fla. v. Robert S. Minton
One of Scientology's tactics is to "bull-bait"
someone into an action that can be used against that individual.
In October of 1999, Richard Howd from Scientology's investigative
unit, the Office of Special Affairs, followed Bob Minton
throughout the day from Bob's arrival at the Tampa Airport
to a picket at the Fort Harrison Hotel. During that picket,
Bob was provoked into a response that brought a battery
charge against him.
After a two day trial Bob was found not guilty and jury
members told the press they felt it was a set-up.
of Scientology Flag Service Organization vs. Robert S, Minton
Scientology tried to use the injunction, put in place after
the Minton vs Howd incident, to stop all peaceful protests
against Scientology in Clearwater, Florida.
of Florida v. Jesse Prince
Prince was the former second-in-command of Scientology and
has been instrumental in exposes the abuses of the leadership
of Scientology. While working for the LMT in Clearwater,
Florida, Jesse was "befriended" by a Scientology-hired
Private Investigator who altered the police that there was
a marijuana plant on Jesse's porch.
resulting trial included testimony from three of Scientology's
Private Investigators who were hired to follow Jesse and
other members of the LMT on a daily basis. The lead PI in
Clearwater, Brian Raftery, testified that he was paid $187,000
a year by Scientology for these services.
of the trial
of Illinois v. Mark Bunker
in Chicago to interview two dentists who had been defrauded
by Scientology, Mark Bunker was arrested on a public sidewalk
and charged with criminal trespassing. Scientology's attorney,
Elliott Abelson, worked closely with the Illinois prosecutors
while Scientology's Office of Special Affairs provided folders
of "dead-agent" materials to be used against Mark.
and complaint for civil trial - July 27, 2000
to dismiss - 8/28/00
1999, Scientology was denied charity status in England and
of the Commissioners - (PDF 21 k)
of the Charity Commissioners - (PDF 178 k)
v. Church of Scientology et al
State court decision - 3/27/01
the matter of libelous information printed about Minton
in Freiheit. Scientologist defendants to pay 500,000 DM
or 6 months in jail.
Community of Freiburg vs. City of Freiburg - Public Codes
Administrative Court decision - 6/6/94
In the matter
of Order denying use of street
decision concerning a fine was overturned - 6/6/94
Mannheim vs. Karlsruehe Executive Presidium (Regierungspraesidum)
Administrative Court decision - 1/22/96
obligation to report commercially
Corea v. State of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Administrative Court decision 10/15/96
regarding negligence, revocation, and identification
Church Karlsruhe Mission vs. State of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Administrative Court decision 10/28/96
included was a "Representative of the Public Interest"
concerning withdrawal of legal capacity.
Stuttgart Scientology Church, Inc. vs.
Stuttgart State Capitol - Office of Public Ordinances
Administrative Court decision - 11/10/98
use of street for body routing.