With countries like Germany seeking to ban Scientology from their countries as a dangerous cult or criminal organization, the controversial church is facing new fraud charges in France. A French judge has ordered a trial on fraud allegations from a former member who charged that the church scammed her out of 20,000 euros.
The woman says that she was recruited outside of a metro station in 1998 and ended up paying over 20,000 euros for “purification packs” and books. The question is whether the trial will produce discovery from the notoriously secretive church.
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