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Scientology denied twice in wrongful death lawsuit as parents grieve for Tabatha Fauteux

  “There’s nothing we don’t miss about her. She was just a lot of fun. Even when you were having the worst day of your life, she could figure out how to get a smile out of you,” Guy Fauteux told us yesterday about his daughter Tabatha. “It’s the worst. And she was doing […]

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Bryan Seymour: Scientology’s sniffer-dog problem is bad timing for Narconon in Australia

[Australian K9 Detection Unit at work]

Two years ago, we told you that Scientology’s drug rehab in Australia was in trouble, and now there’s more evidence of it — the place is being sued for not paying its bills. And TV journalist Bryan Seymour tells us the timing couldn’t be worse for Scientology as it […]

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State investigators fired for blowing the whistle on Scientology’s rehabs get hearing in Denver

[Rachel Bussett had a big day at the Byron White U.S. Courthouse in Denver]

Yesterday, attorney Rachel Bussett argued before the federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, and we caught up with her after she’d gone through the heady experience.

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Scientology’s Narconon rehabs haven’t changed in the least, even after dozens of lawsuits

[Joseph Dahdah]

Rod Keller keeps a close watch on Scientology’s front groups, and this week gives us another report on the church’s drug rehab network, Narconon…

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On the ballot tomorrow: The former lawman who let Scientology’s drug horror clinic off the hook

[Joel Kerns, when he was sheriff of Pittsburg County, Oklahoma]

We are so glad this election season is finally almost over. But before you go to the polls tomorrow, we wanted to bring up one local race that has a connection to stories we’ve done in the past.

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One of Scientology’s new Narconons got inspected — and turned up one surprising result

  On September 5 last year, the Church of Scientology opened a Narconon drug rehab center in a country that it had forsaken several years earlier. Narconon United Kingdom was formally opened on that day at its East Sussex location with the usual fanfare — a fancy backdrop, some confetti, and a few speeches. […]

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As Stacy Murphy lawsuit heads to crucial hearing, two Scientology entities settle

  Thanks to one of our researchers, we noticed something odd about the docket in the wrongful death lawsuit that Stacy Murphy’s family is pursuing against Scientology’s drug rehab center in Oklahoma, Narconon Arrowhead. And when we looked into it, we learned something pretty surprising.

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Megan Shields, the physician Scientology used to vouch for its drug rehabs, dies of cancer

[Megan Shields and her husband, George Duggan]

We learned last night that Dr. Megan Shields, a Glendale physician and OT 8 Scientologist who had been doctor to many Church of Scientology members in the Los Angeles area, died last week after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 68.

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NAFC names David Miscavige a witness in Scientology trial scheduled for October

  We talked yesterday with David Keesling, the attorney who is representing the National Association of Forensic Counselors. In 2014 the NAFC filed a massive, complex, and highly technical lawsuit against the Church of Scientology, its leader David Miscavige, and 80 other defendants associated with Scientology’s drug rehab network, Narconon.

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After their daughter died at Scientology training, a friend makes off with the funeral money

  Guy and Sheila Fauteux had insult added to injury when they found out that the young woman who started a GoFundMe page to raise money to help defray the costs of their daughter Tabatha’s funeral made off with the money instead.

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