Category Archives: Human Trafficking

FBI Confirms Scientology Human Trafficking Investigation

May 7 – In response to a Freedom of Information request, Radar Online received documents proving the FBI investigation of human trafficking in Scientology. See Melissa Cronin’s Radar article here at http://radaronline.com/videos/scientology-fbi-investigation-human-trafficking-claims-probe/. Tony Ortega covers this on the Underground Bunker as well http://tonyortega.org/2017/05/03/confirmation-of-the-2009-fbi-trafficking-probe-of-scientology-that-the-church-denied/ The FBI stated, “Based on interviews of former Sea org members, the …

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Update on Rigina from Kazakhstan

Update on 20 year old Rigina Hikmatulina who was sent to Flag Land Base in Clearwater – Tony Ortega reports today that she is back home in Kazakhstan with her parents, at least for now.  Hers is a textbook case of human trafficking and abuse of the R-1 visa. Please read the entire frightening story – including the fact …

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Human Trafficking Rigina from Kazakhstan

Scientology has fewer and fewer members in the U.S.and is turning to eastern Europe, Russia, Taiwan, and other countries for  recruits to its Sea Organization.  Non-English speakers are brought to the U.S. on religious visas, typically to Flag Land Base in Clearwater, Florida, their passports locked up, and put to work as housecleaners and gardeners at the many …

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NEW PAPER – Scientology and Human Trafficking

One of Scientology’s many human rights abuses is that it engages in human trafficking.  Although it appears that they get away with it due to their tax exempt “religious” status, it is still important to document and report this abuse. This paper was developed to educate Congress and other officials about how Scientology is guilty of …

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Human Trafficking and Visa Fraud

January is “Human Trafficking Prevention Month.” From the FBI’s News page (https://www.fbi.gov/news/news_… Scientology brings people from other countries under fraudulent pretexts to do menial labor, confiscates their passports, and calls them religious workers.  Tony Ortega covers this today – http://tonyortega.org/2016/01/13/dox-government-disclosure-shows-extent-of-scientologys-reliance-on-cheap-foreign-labor.  The Church of Scientology has applied for 3,447 religions worker visas since 2009.  Mostly from Russia and …

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