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Scientology ‘dead agents’ our own Rod Keller as it pursues more illegal activity in Mexico City

Rod Keller continues to watch Scientology try, illegally, to build a new “Advanced Org” in Mexico City, and now the church is starting to play dirty.

The waiting game at the planned Advanced Org in Mexico City continues and Scientology is using all of its tricks to break the imposed work stoppage. Watchful neighbors this week spotted a water heater being delivered to the site by a truck bearing the logo of Rotoplas, a manufacturer of water tanks. It’s part of the “trabajo hormiga,” or “ant work” being done at the site.


[Rotoplas water tank delivery at Palmas Plaza]

Neighbors know work is being done, but the construction noises are infrequent and the police don’t respond to reports that lights are being turned on in the night. Photos of the water tank truck were sent to Mayor Enrique Vargas del Villar and on July 25 police visited the site. The Rotoplas truck was gone by the time they arrived, and Mayor Vargas issued a statement that the neighbors should stop making false reports based on rumor.


[July 25 visit to the site by police]

The reports are not false, the photos of the truck prove that. Yesterday Mayor Vargas arranged for a few neighbors to tour the site to verify for themselves that work is not being done. And work was not being done yesterday, but work may resume in secret today or tomorrow, or next week.


[Neighbors tour the Palmas Plaza work site]

Scientology’s plan to end the dispute is based on the policies of L. Ron Hubbard, and takes two forms: “safepointing” and “dead agenting.” Safepointing is the policy to recruit influential community members not as Scientologists but as allies, usually through one of the many Scientology front groups. In June Scientologists distributed materials from the Foundation for a Drug Free World in the neighborhood, which is far from any other Scientology org or mission. They hope to recruit Mayor Vargas and other community leaders as allies rather than opponents.


[Scientologists distributed literature in the neighborhood]

“Dead Agent” is the name Hubbard used for the policy to attack those who criticize or oppose Scientology through rumor and innuendo. This week neighbors received two email messages from “Jose Martinez,” not a name that is familiar to them. Martinez has access to an email list from at least one of the community associations and is using it to distribute Dead Agent materials. Huixquilucan is the municipality containing the Lomas del Olivo neighborhood.


Somos colonos de Huixquilucan.

Hay un pequeño grupo en nuestras comunidad que está instigando con el propósito de discriminar y dividir a los colonos por interés personal y económico. Queremos dar aconocer quiénes son los que hacen daño y nos lastiman. El primero es Rod Keller. Un Americano que está en los Estados Unidos y pretende ser parte de nuestra comunidad de Huixquilucan.

Rod Keller ha estado ligado con el “Cult Awareness Network,” una asociación que fue sentenciada civilmente por privación de la libertad, discriminación y presión contra derechos de libertad religiosa, de un seguidor de Cristo.

Amigos de Huixquilucan


We are settlers of Huixquilucan.

There is a small group in our community that is instigating for the purpose of discriminating and dividing the settlers for personal and economic interest. We want to know who are the ones who hurt and hurt us. The first is Rod Keller. An American who is in the United States and intends to be part of our community of Huixquilucan.

Rod Keller has been linked to the “Cult Awareness Network,” an association that was civilly convicted of deprivation of liberty, discrimination and pressure against religious freedom rights, a follower of Christ.

Friends of Huixquilucan

The Cult Awareness Network (CAN) was created in 1978 following the Peoples Temple killings in Jonestown, Guyana, which claimed the lives of over 900 members and U.S. Congressman Leo J. Ryan. For many years CAN served as an information source for parents of cult members, politicians, and others interested in researching destructive groups. It was destroyed by Scientology in 1996 when Jason Scott won a judgment of $1,875,000 for conspiracy to violate his civil rights, an amount that bankrupted CAN. Scott was a member of Life Tabernacle Church, a Pentecostal church many consider a cult and was represented in the case by Scientology lawyer Kendrick Moxon. It was an important story, but nobody in Mexico City other than Scientology remembers CAN or the reporting we did on the case over 20 years ago. This email is drawn from Scientology’s extensive Dead Agent files.

“Jose” sent a second email to Dead Agent the watchful neighbors, accusing them of human rights violations in sending four minors to trespass at the Palmas Plaza site.

En relación a los acontecimientos que han sucedido en los últimos días he preguntado en torno al edificio del Lomas de Anáhuac número uno, y algunas personas que tienen contactos con la Iglesia de la Cienciologia me señalaron que han existido actos ilegales que han sido realizados en nuestra comunidad.

Algunas personas se atrevieron a enviar a 4 jóvenes para introducirse de manera ilegal dentro de ese inmueble, y fueron localizadas por el personal de vigilancia que cuida el mismo.

Estamos muy preocupados por la violación de la ley en materia de protección de adolescentes porque la utilización de personas menores de edad para realizar estos hechos representan una gravísima violación a los derechos humanos de los niños.

Existe una ley General de Protección de Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes, por lo que esos actos pueden ser denunciados con graves consecuencias a quien los mando. Me informan que existen videos de los hechos.

Amigos de Huixquilucan

In relation to the events that have happened in recent days I have asked about the building of Lomas de Anahuac number one, and some people who have contacts with the Church of Scientology pointed out to me that there have been illegal acts that have been carried out in our community.

Some people dared to send 4 young people to enter illegally within that property, and were located by the surveillance personnel who care for the same.

We are very concerned about the violation of the law on the protection of adolescents because the use of minors to carry out these acts represent a very serious violation of the human rights of children.

There is a General Law on the Protection of Children and Adolescents, so these acts can be denounced with serious consequences to those who send them. They inform me that there are videos of the facts.

Friends of Huixquilucan

We have received no reports of trespassers at the site, and the second email is so poorly written that the neighbors don’t realize the intent is to discredit them and their opposition to the opening of the facility. It’s an opening attack that will become more intense as Scientology investigates its opponents and creates new Dead Agent materials.

L. Ron Hubbard claimed that Dead Agent (abbreviated as DA) was invented by Sun Tzu in his book on military strategy Art of War. That is untrue. The book has a description of the various types of spies, but nothing resembling Scientology’s DA policy. Hubbard describes his approach in How To Handle Black Propaganda, part of Scientology’s scripture in the PR Series and required reading for all members of the Office of Special Affairs, or OSA. The theory is that anybody who criticizes Scientology is covering up his or her own crimes, and when they are exposed that person will disappear and no longer be an opponent.


[Excerpts from Scientology Scripture]

Scientology’s guide in dealing with the outside world is always rooted in Scientology scripture, which is the policy letters of L. Ron Hubbard. We expect an increase in Safepointing and Dead Agent activities as Scientology works to resolve the situation in their favor and resume construction on the new Ideal Advanced Org.

— Rod Keller


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