We’ve been hearing some brief segments of the police interviews of the Scientology spies who were arrested in Wisconsin in 2013. Now, we have the full interrogations of Dwayne and Daniel Powell, who were being paid $10,000 a week to stalk Ron Miscavige Sr by his son, Scientology leader David Miscavige.
Ron escaped from Scientology’s secretive International Base in 2012 and he went to Virginia to stay with his son Ronnie Jr. Then he moved to Wisconsin to be closer to the family of his wife, Becky. He had no idea he was being surveilled so closely by his son’s private eyes.
Then, in 2013, the Powells were stopped by police and they were found to be in possession of an illegal silencer, a PVC tube for a rifle that was part of a considerable arsenal in their vehicle.
With Dwayne facing ten years in prison for the silencer, the Powells spilled their guts about who they were really working for and why. Through an intermediary, they said, they were actually working for David Miscavige and the Church of Scientology, and they were paid to watch Ron.
We’ve now obtained the interview with Daniel and Dwayne, in four parts. Give them a listen and let us know your favorite details.
Here’s Daniel Powell’s interview.
And now his father, Dwayne Powell, in three parts…
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Posted by Tony Ortega on April 20, 2015 at 10:20
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