Category Archives: Abuse of Tax Status

Current Numbers on Human Trafficking

Tony Ortega reports on Scientology’s continued use of religious visas to bring people in under false pretenses and out them to work doing menial labor, not religious at all.  The largest numbers are coming from Russia and Italy. https://tonyortega.org/2017/08/23/scientology-shows-no-sign-of-slowing-down-its-use-of-religious-visas-for-foreign-labor/ “Since 2009, when these numbers first became public because of a change in the law, Scientology …

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Sign this petition to the IRS!

Jeffrey Augustine has a new petition up on his Scientology Money Project blog – a petition to the IRS Commissioner to investigate Scientology’s tax-exempt status.  Please sign it and share widely.  And watch Leah Remini’s Aftermath Tuesdays at 9:00 pm on A&E network. PETITION: WE DEMAND THE IRS COMMISSIONER BEGIN AN INVESTIGATION INTO SCIENTOLOGY’S TAX …

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Garcia Lawsuit – Scientology is a Fraud

May 2, 2017 – Tony Ortega covered the latest in the Luis and Rocco Garcia fraud case (http://tonyortega.org/2017/05/02/judge-whittemore-puts-his-foot-down-scientology-cough-up-those-phone-numbers/) In 2013, Luis and Rocco Garcia filed a fraud case against the Scientology organization, which had dunned them for hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Super Power building in Clearwater, Florida, including donations for a cross …

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Stacy Brooks Interview with Maria Pia Gardini

MY God.  I just heard of this video (an old one) based on a comment on Mike Rinder’s blog. I had not seen it before. It is almost 2 hours long, but well worth it if you want to hear step by step how they fleeced this well-intentioned and wealthy Scientologist of more than $2 M …

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What to Say When You Write Congress

Thank you to chukicita for your comment today on Tony Ortega’s Underground Bunker.  I am plagiarizing it in full – well said!  chukicita said: So it’s the second day of the New Year and in keeping with my New Year’s resolution, the second day I am writing to my elected officials. The letters will begin …

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Six Questions Every Scientologist Has the Right to Ask

Thanks to chukicita for the comment on Tony Ortega’s blog just now, from which I copied this: SIX QUESTIONS EVERY SCIENTOLOGIST HAS THE RIGHT TO ASK There is nothing wrong with asking questions. We have the right to ask simple, obvious questions about our Church and to expect answers. 1. WHO RUNS OUR CHURCH? LRH designed …

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Leah Remini’s Aftermath Storm

Make sure to watch Leah Remini’s 8 episodes of Scientology: The Aftermath – Tuesday nights on A&E.  It plays at 10 pm PST, 9 pm CST, and 10 pm EST.   More then 2 million people have already tuned in.  There have been 4 episodes so far, plus a bonus episode based on her Reddit …

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Scientology Fraud and Mind Control

This new video by Brian Sheen on “Fraud and Mind Control of the Cult of Scientology” is well worth your next 9 minutes.  It is very easy to watch, and tells his own story – his daughter was forced to disconnect from him last year – and includes quotes from several judges and magistrates who have …

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FLAG: IRS 990-T’S FOR 2008-2014

Please check out this new post from the Scientology Money Project – https://scientologymoneyproject.com/2016/09/27/flag-service-organization-fso-irs-990-ts-for-2008-2014/ “FLAG SERVICE ORGANIZATION (FSO) IRS 990-T’S FOR 2008-2014” The Scientology Money Project updated the Flag Service Organization (FSO) IRS 990-T’s to include tax years 2013 and 2014. Located in Clearwater, Florida “Flag” as it is called,  is the top moneymaking Org in the Scientology …

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David Miscavige’s Perjury

On Tony Ortega’s Underground Bunker blog today, Jeffrey Augustine shows how Scientology boss David Miscavige lied to the Court in 1994, in a lawsuit against Time Magazine for its 1991 article by Richard Behar, The Thriving Cult of Greed and Power. Behar had said that David Miscavige closely controlled Scientology, but Miscavige denied it and said he was …

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