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The two-wheeled spy who loves Blighty: An action report

  It’s the dog days of summer, and we beg your patience as we take a break from our usual serious approach to the news for this imagined Scientology report on our recent travels…

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Scientology’s smear campaign against Mike Rinder takes a more disturbing turn than usual

[Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Taryn Teutsch]

For years, Scientology and its operatives have attacked former spokesman Mike Rinder with one particular accusation.

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Strange days for a woman accusing Danny Masterson of rape — and for her rocker husband

[Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Chrissie Carnell]

  “The dog was yelping in pain,” Cedric Bixler-Zavala says, telling us about a nightmare scenario that took place in October when he got home after a grueling tour with his band, At The Drive In.

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Is Scientology really any different than other ‘churches’? Oh, you bet. Here’s one example.

[The “target” Scientology’s Freedom magazine put on Sara Goldberg for appearing in Going Clear]

An 81-year-old former Catholic priest, Australia-born but today living in France, contacted us yesterday to tell us about his blog.

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Stop interacting with Scientology’s Internet trolls. Here’s proof it can backfire on you badly.

  Please believe us when we say that we really, really never wanted to write a single word about the pathetic Internet trolls known as John Alex Wood and Gemma Harris.

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After Steve Cannane’s big year writing about Scientology, we hit him up for a look back

  Earlier this year, London-based Australian journalist Steve Cannane published a terrific new book on Scientology titled Fair Game. We asked him for a year-end message and he sent us this…

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When L. Ron Hubbard briefly let down his guard and admitted Scientology was all a con

  We’re very happy to see that Steve Cannane’s book, Fair Game: The Incredible Untold Story of Scientology in Australia has been getting a lot of press since it was released on September 19. Naturally, media reports have tended to focus on celebrity hijinks in the book, as well as recent stories of abuse […]

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Talking highlights of ‘Fair Game’ with its author, Aussie journalist Steve Cannane

  Steve Cannane’s book Fair Game was released today around the world by HarperCollins (in Australia) and Silvertail Books (UK, US, Canada). Steve gave us an advance look at the book, and so we sent him some questions about some of the things we found really remarkable in it.

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For Scientology’s most infamous dirty trickster, retirement has a happy ending

[El Jefe welcomes you to his empire]

Once again, we want to pay tribute to our great researchers and tipsters. We simply couldn’t keep up this daily website without the invaluable help we get from unsung heroes who are constantly on the lookout for court records and business documents and so many other things.

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The Church of Intimidation: Scientology stalks another ex-member on the taxpayer dime

  What we have for you today appears to be a pretty slight item. It’s a letter, and it’s literally only one line long.

But when we saw it, we thought it spoke volumes, and we wanted to share it with you.

Doing so, however, would be tricky. Let us explain.

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