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1) Any fraud or deception used to get money from members using their credit cards, or loans
from lending institutions or their families?
YES I know plenty. A tactic was prevalent in Sweden, France and Spain to make public take
multiple loans witholding the fact that they had several of them already.. One particular girl I
remember clearly was from Sweden. I sec-checked her extensively. She had paid for her whole
bridge at Flag up to OT VII by taking 17 loans from various banks in Stockholm. She had lied on
her loan applications at the incitement of the FSC Stockhorn. (her name was Ingrid Ostlund, I
forgot her married name). Her mother who is now OT VIII and which I sec-checked as well (Vega
Ostlund) also took some false loans but on a much smaller basis than her daughter. :An active FSM
from Sweden, Lena Akesson, who also was my PC, exported this habit of false loans to Spain, as
she was very, active there as well. I sec-checked people who took excessive loans under false
pretenses at her incitation. Several flaps occurred as a result and a CMO Int mission was sent to
handle. She was the first new OT VIII completion to get declared suppressive (she is on the SP list
provided by Factnet). I sec-checked a new OT VIII completion from Spain on the subject shortly
after he completed OT VIII (I was ordered to sec-check him despite that I was OT VII and he was
OT VIII because I was the only OT 7 Nots auditor- there was and attempts to see-check him on the
ship in English were a total failure as he knew no English whatsoever. (I only accepted auditing
him after receiving a Telex from Sin' C/S Int and IG Tech on it). His name was Javier Munoz. I
had given him his whole upper level bridge from OT Eligibility to Solo Nots EP check.
In France the two IAS reps who were both OT VII completions (De Petigny) and were my friends
and pcs were declared suppressive. They raised IAS donations by making people borrow from rich
public. Because of the tremendously high pressure to get income NOW and that loans once
applied for in France could take 2 weeks to get approved, it was found expedient to get French
businessmen to sign them TRAITES which is illegal to use for any' purpose but legitimate business
and commerce. It was an interest free method of getting a short term loan. Businessmen were
made to borrow money against each other and once the loan was approved they were reimbursed.
However one of them defaulted on his paying others and a DOMINO effect occurred where about
20 businessmen couldn't pay back, some of them had legal obligations with non-scientologists
partners and government contracts. A CMO Int mission was sent to handle and a new OT V who
was as well my friend and pc was ordered REIMBURSED of ALL HIS IAS DONATIONS.
(Note CMO Int ORDERED the IAS to reimburse and it is the on1y case I know of where IAS
donations were refunded. Since the person, whose name is Dominique Pizzinat was a patron of the
association, his refund exceeded $40 000.00) Dominique Pizzinat was the director of a Music
School in Paris called "Ecole du Rhytme" who funnelled much of its funds toward Scientology. He
is even mentioned in a book "L'enfer des Sectes" (The Nightmare of Sects) published in France
where the major sects in France are discussed.
Several additional pcs of mine were involved in. this scare and I had to sec-check them. One of
them from Angers told me how he was forced to get involved.
In Lyon, France there is a trial against Scientology for fraud. Included amongst the defendants are
Danielle Gounord, president of the Church of Scientology of France and a long term pc of mine
that I have sec-checked extensively.
While I do not recall of any illegal acts she mentioned to me off-hand, I recall that the church
financed the printing of handouts against the ADFI (equivalent of CAN in France) to attack it. I
have seen it. The handout only gives generalities and is libellous.
A catholic priest, parson of a small village, is also on trial. Lou'Ls Michel Brolles made several of his
parishioners in Southern France and in Belgium finance his bridge at Flag. He did all 3 Ls and
New OT VIII. I 'know him from the night he discovered Scientology and I delivered his new OT
VIII eligibility sec-check. He used funds aimed at Charity for Scientology.
A rich public from Switzerland, Albert Jacquier became very distraught over having financed for
$300 000 in loans for Scientologists so they would take Flag services and never being back. He
attempted suicide after completing OT VII and being denied OT VIII after it had been promised to
him and he'd paid in full. He was by then a virtual destitute. I audited him at his home in Dunedin (
a suburb of Clearwater) after he had a motorcycle accident where he "wanted to die".
I personally lent money at the request of the captain FSO to one of her staff. I lent $2 500 to Lisa
Baumgarten so she could pay back American Express for expenses she owed them,, and avoid her,
going to court. Lisa Baumgarten was D/FCCI PO for call-in. I was hidden the fact that she'd
blown, 3 times from the S. O. before and was a drug revert. ,after ! !end her the money, she blew
and got very rapidly declared. I was forbidden to make any attempt to collect that debt as she was
an SP and I a SO member. She never paid back a penny.
I lent $2 000 to King Peeters so he could later rejoin the S.O. He paid 30% of his debt and joined
the S. O. before he paid back and he blew and never paid anyhing back.
Both of those people signed me a promissory' note.
2) Any fraud, deception, or unethical high pressure tactics used in Scientology's sales,
advertising, or registration actions
Yes Plenty several of my pcs were severely disturbed by false promises from registrars. The most
infamous involved Martha Higareda, a rich Mexican businesswoman She was made to pay over 2
million US dollars to pay for Mexican trainees.
A lot of money was dilapidated and books and E-meters that were not needed were sold so that the
registrars would get 15% commissions on those sales. A scare was for some Trainees to get their
free E=meter and then sell them, pocketing the money for themselves.
Martha Higareda left the Church. As her long time auditor, I am the only person at Flag she fully
respected. She would repeatedly get upset with high pressure tactics to get her to "donate" money.
She became very' hard to handle. I eventually became the only person at Flag who could calm her
down. She knows no english. She did up to OT V.
A pc of mine, named Francesco Da Pasquale was debited $2000 more on this credit card than he
had authorised. As a result, he went beyond his limit. He was very upset about it as this was a non
authorised debit. I have heard several times Flag registrars, such as Per Almquist debiting credit
cards of public without their OK as once a Flag public has made a payment by credit card, the
Church now has their number on file and can instantly, debit more money. As of recent years,
, money procurement has become an all out effort on the phone. Letters are considered too slow
and phone regging is very extensively used. People would get scared and threatened into buying.
A typical example is the OT VIII scare in 1990. it has been well hidden by the church that several
people died shortly after completing new OT VIII. Three people who were in their early 50's died
of cancer, months after completing new OT VIII. As a result, the New OT VIII C/S was RPFed
(Laura Wolfe, wife of Milton Wolfe who was jailed on behalf of the GO and later ended up as CO
FSSO (FSSO: Flag Ship Service Org, The service org on board the Freewinds.) The
replacement C/S, Sue Walker, wife of Jeff Walker, one of the original Class XlI who was Snr
C/S Int at the time ( and who later blew and got declared I'm told - If he got declared he should be
contacted, he was a very good friend of mine and we had much respect for each others. I do not
know of his whereabouts or if he returned to the church, He was from New-Zealand) she ordered
under scare of Death the auditing of many new OT VIII comps at Flag to check for unflat earlier
levels, (Grades, DRDs, Clear and See-checks). As a result I audited a dozen of OT VIII's at the
order of the C/S FSSO, Snr C/S Int and IG Tech. There was no one to audit OT VIII public who
could do it in Italian or Spanish. (Incidently one of these, Antonella Peghin, revealed to me in
session the confidential EP of new OT VIII and several confidential actions done on that level.
These OT VIII pcs were told that they had to return to Flag as they were in danger of dying if not
doing so. A particular OT VIII, Firmin Sanchez from Spain, who was a race car driver in Spain
and had been twice champion of Spain and who was racing the Dianetic Car in Spain was
particularly upset and scared about it. He had run lightly, on his previous DRD, despite the fact that
he had been a heroin addict in the past. He was made to spend 2 intensives on a NOTs DRD and
other actions. Amongst the people who died of Cancer, I recall. Edith Hodgkinson, from either
Edmonton or Vancouver in Canada. After completing OT VII, she paid for OT VIII and joined
the S.O. at Flag. She did OT VII and 4 months later, one night woke up with incredible pain. She
was rushed to the hospital and was found to have advanced liver cancer. She died a few months
later. Her car was never properly transferred after her death and was used by the Medical officer
and other staff for some time.
Lucinda Martinez, a Spanish speaking only public from Mexico joined staff and was coerced to
donate her Solo NOTs (which she paid in full as a public) from the demonstrably false statement
that all staff' can get solo NOTS for free at the FLB. She was made to give that money to The Way
to Happiness. The most happy people of the cycle were the registrars who got several hundred
dollars commissions. She never did Solo NoTS and left staff. This is the typical way those projects
are financed. High pressure sales to get people who have no money to empty their FSO accounts
to pay for ASI, IAS, WISE, :ABLE.
In 1992, the FSO was too broke to pay its SCA awards. SCA are rebates given on people
completing services. SCA were months in some cases before being paid. Those who protested,
were ordered to see-checking. A pc of mine from Spain who had planned her trip very exactly by
using those awards was stuck at Flag for over a week as she didn't get her SCA. She had to cancel
her plane flight and pay one week hotel room, because the FSO was too broke to pay.
There wits a lot of upsets at the time on the FSO renegging on its promises. i recall, Barry Klein, a
pc of mine and the world top FSM for several years, complaining that his selectees were flapping
about Flag not keeping its word. I recall a reasonable attitude about it. When I wrote KRs on this
violation, I was attacked by treasury: and told "We cant pay".
would order people to donate to the church and buy Flag
In 1983-84, the Int Finance police
auditing under threat of permanent expulsion from Scientology lot all future lifetimes. Many
people paid under duress for Flag sec-checking. The majority were from Missions. This is the last
, period of true affluence for the FSO GI. GI has remained level ever since.
3) Any of Scientology's alleged financial frauds, not limited to postulate checks. credit cart!
seams, student loan scares, Author Services "Special Properties" seams. or Scientoiogy asset
After I had received a substantial sum of money as compensation for being injured by a drunk
driver. A registrar, Per Almquist, sought to sell me a fraudulent item he claimed to be LRH
E-Meters. It was merely a meter of another color bearing a reproduction of LRH signature. It was
valued at S40 000. I refused and I was harassed until I made a scandal that reached the Captain
FSO. The president of ASI herself, Fran Harris, told me it was a scam, when she talked to me on
the phone later that week.
A nurse who was on OT VII and from Paris, France, used money that was given to her by her
patients to pay for Scientology. I recall on the sec-checks I gave her, that she was scared that if it
was found out, she would go to jail. Such a transfer of important sums of money from a patient to
its private nurse is illegal in France. The church knew the full details about it. It went on HCO
reports but since the money was all paid to the church, no harm was seen. It' the money had not
been given to Scientology, then she would have been heavily been reprimanded and forced to
make a restitution by the Church. I am not sure but I think her name is Annette Quevillon.
4) Any fraud or deception used by Scientology front groups to recruit new members into
Scientology, or attack Scientology's adversaries There is a Base Flag order that state that public
who arc in bail standing with WISE are, not to be processed in the FSO until handled to the
satisfaction of WISE INT.
There is another issue a S.O. ED stating that patrons of the IAS are to be given preferential
service at the FSO and the pc folders are marked as such.
Both issues are staff issues but they are not confidential. It is even written on the arrival routing
5) Anyone who was fair gamed or had their reputation destroyed by Scientology
abusive or illegal practices surrounding Scientology's money back guarantee or policies governing
refund or return of advance payments
When I attended a tech meeting I was shown an advice by
LRH stating "THE FSO has NO REFUNDS". Also there were 8 millions dollars of pending
refund claims when I left in 1992. Claims would be paid in order of Flap importance and as a rule
only those who took a lawyer would get paid, the rest would go on a long waiting list.
Per policy any return of money leads to expulsion..Any Dof P and tech sec will see his stat
penalised for any refund request received that week that cover his area, whether or not }-.is area ever
handled that pc. However, the penalty is waived if the person is handled. As a result effort will be
made to hide refund requests or find all sort of tactics to dissipate them. One method was the
transfer of donation. PC X wants a refund, He is told to authorise that debit for books, meters or
Way to happiness or the various Scientology front groups. Rich pc Y will give him money or
merchandise or service equivalent to the value, as he was going to pay that money to the church
anyway. This continual juggling of moneys was very prevalent in Div 6. The main motive was to
avoid the harsh penalties (RPF, months with no liberties, 18 hours days public humiliation, seizure
of one's own property., denial of food or berthing if Management found you as the WHO for not
handling those refunds. In short many illegal and juggling actions of church members are
committed by desperate people who are, like the heroin addict during withdrawal, read); to any
extremes to avoid more penalties and unusual and harsh punishments.
7) Any abusive actions such as copyright and trademark abuse taken by Scientology to inhibit
the religious freedom of its members or former members or to inhibit the freedom of such persons
, to practice their freely chosen religion
I was shown and I saw people getting comm-eved for Copyright infringement for just doing
I recall a pc of mine who was OT VII and now OT VIII, Enrique Espinoza, from LA. who along
with another scientologist, gave courses on making money and selling. The courses were like many
such courses that exist nowadays. However, because people were taught something else than LRH
and and because they were made to pay for those seminars (trek public was almost exclusively
scientologists), he was attacked and accused of running a "squirrel group". He was commeved. His
com-ev staled that he was using other practices (Wog finance and economics and based his
seminar "according to the laws of supply and demand - a wog term for promotion"). I see-checked
him for 2 weeks at his own expense and was ordered by management to find his "crimes". He had
none. He was definitely victim of an injustice from utterly ignorant Scientology executives.
8) Any psychological or physical damage you suffered through your association with
In my first year after I left, I was out of balance... I had been thoroughly indoctrinated to NEVER
question authority even in my own mind, that LRH tech was THE ONLY THING IN' THE
UNIVERSE THAT WORKED. I also was expecting any executive to jump instantly at the throat
of anyone who was idle or not doing his job..After all reasonableness is suppressive. I had trouble
finding a job, it was the recession but I had little to offer in my CV. No University diplomas and
20 years of work for a fanatic religious sect. The few jobs, I found were in telemarketing, sales or
service representatives. I found myself working to people who were vulgar or had no education
and intelligence and I felt quite unhappy to be reduced to that level, as I knew I had a far superior
intelligence and abilities. I eventually found work in a computer company after educating myself
fully in the area.
Physically, I have developed a chronic congestion in the sinus around 1977 when I was at Flag
and I have had it since. Since it was impossible to get in the last 10 years any medical expenses
approved, my teeth fell apart. Contrarily to its written promises, health care was not provided as
needed but only. to those who flapped loud enough about their emergencies.
My wife was made to do the purif UNECESSARILY. She was a new recruit from Bulgaria and
since she didn't have a high OCA score ( she didn't know English well and no OCA in her
language), she was ordered to do the purif as her first step. In her country, drugs are not available,
medicine are dispensed with great parsimony and insecticides and food preservatives are as a rule
not used as the country has no money to pay for luxuries. So what drugs preventing case gain
could my wife have in her body'? None, her drug list contains only a few glasses of wine, aspirin
and a few antibiotics. She did the purif and experienced nothing except headaches. She eventually
attested and has had hormonal troubles since. She saw several endocrinolgists and was prescribed
several medicines to repair the damage made by high doses of niacin and other megavitamins. Of
course, the staff purif has essentially no supervision, and the church washes its hands of any
consequence as the staff' purif is only for small fry.
The last several months I was in the S.O. I was submitted to harassment and unusual punishments.
I had been the top producing Class XII auditor that year followed by Minty Alexander. It was the
beginning of september 1992. I calculated the Well Done ,Auditing hours of the top class XlI
auditors and I found I did 2100 hours that year (1500 on L's), then Minty at 1950 hours (1700 on
L's) and Bodil Tucker (1800) (1400 on L's). John Eastment who was Snr C/S Int came on a
mission to prepare the terrain to a reign of terror in the FSO. He announced that out-tech was
rampant. He established martial law for all tech and Qual with mandatory musters at 7h30,4AM
followed by an Ethics program to be done by ALL (Upstats and downstats alike). The indication
was made that we were ALL out-tech and out-ethics. We were on this ethics program all morning
and then auditing or working until 11 PM. At 7h30 AM there was no breakfast arranged as this
was prior to meal time so also, we had to spend the whole AM with no food and expected to give
"PERFECT AUDITING"..after a few days of this regimen of inadequate sleep, enforced no
breakfast and continual hammering that we were ALL OUT ETHICS, I caved in and started to
introvert heavily and wondered what I did to pull all this in. My auditing in the last year had been
superb, I had handled some of Flag hardest cases to rave results, I was the top producing class XII
auditor. No week passed without a pc of mine writing a commendation on me to the captain FSO.
We were all ordered to do a video. In the video, I presented, I nervously moved the TA during the
pc metabolism test, therefore obscuring it. The rest of the session which was on L-10 went free
and the metering was correct. However I didn't prevision the video prior to sending it to Snr C/S
Int. Snr C/S Int had made the false statement publicly that he was on NO ETHICS MISSION. It
was a complete falsehood as it was the heaviest ethics trip, I witnessed in 20 years of Scientology
and by far the heaviest one since 1978 (year I got into FSO tech lines and therefore witnessed all
of its tech activities).
I was publicly removed from post with no commeve (contrarily to LRH policy
and John Eastment wrote me a nasty note saying "DID YOU or didn't you falsify., the meter read on
metabolism?" HAVENT YOU WRITTEN ON THE W/Ses THAT THERE WAS A METAB
READ WHEN IN FACT YOU COULNT SEE IT'?"
I replied politely that I didn't see the video
and that If I had my error would have been evident and I would have seen that it gets corrected.
John Eastment decided of course to interpret this reply as a CONFESSION of false reports when
in fact, I merely stated that If I had seen the video, I would have been sure to not make the same
technical error ever and give better auditing to my pcs as a result. John Eastment decided with no
further consultations, that I felt that the only error I would admit to was no coveting up
successfully a false report. He then ordered the CO CMO CW, to write a note on all staff bulletin
board to denounce me a a liar and dishonest person without even bothering to confront me with
his "evidence". When I was routed to HCO, I protested that it was a violation of policy. Even the
MAA and HAS acknowledged it but they stated that PT orders from Senior management had to
be complied with or they would be removed, and subjected to horrid punishments themselves.
At the same time Minty Alexander, second top producing class XII got removed from post. She
got removed for being ill on the day of an ordered reunion for all tech and Qual. (Being ill and not
having been told that short of a death certificate, no one was allowed to miss meeting, she missed
it. She was also removed for having earlier opposed the cancellation of family time and for
refusing verbal orders from her D of P. Her punishment: to redo the EPF. My opinion is that I
couldn't see a reason for that penalty except in an attempt to break her. She redid the EPF in 4
days. She passed the exam with 100%. She was upset because public were being denied service
(who paid $1000.00 an hour to be audited by me or her) for only someone vendetta. She felt she
handled nothing and she claimed correctly that her punishment violated all LRH policies on
Justice. I witnessed her talking to her daughter in HCO. Aged 17 her daughter was Justice Chief
Clearwater, the senior Ethics and justice terminal at Flag. I still remember her exact words: "I'm
sorry.. morn, my hands are tied. Anyone else pull this kind of stuff, I'd have it cancelled within the
hour and Comm-eved. But with those people I just cant". The order had come from Mark Yager,
John Eastment and Norman Starkey.
Her punishment is an example of punishments that have been a big favorite of Scientology top
brass in the last 8 years: unusual punishment. At the complete opposite of the US Bill of Rights,
the current Scientology, management feels that they, are above policy, can wave it at their whim and
that unusual and cruel punishment is the ideal way to maintain their dominion on a dwindeling
church. By maintaining people in a state of terror and shock. people will be jolted out of any frame
of mind to oppose their desire and do any questioning or seek to defend their own rights.
I was finally told to get an ethics change or go to the RPF. I then started to dream up that I had
sabotaged every case, plotted to rum lives and other gruesome acts, though I was still unable to
recall any specific (there being none). I was therefore assigned to the RPF and assigned Jim
Sydejko as an auditor and Senior. I refused the assignment 'as overt-product maker' as it was per
the statement of my C/S, Cram off and even all my pcs false. I saw this as a deliberate attempt to
break me as Jim Sydejko had been declared suppressive person a few months earlier by IG Tech
himself for missing W/Hs on a pc who sued the church and created a major flap immediately after
Having received essentially no correction since then, he was then going to be my auditor. Needless
to say his auditing 'wasn't worth the fee'. Jim Sydejko is a lunatic and a fanatic, his thinking is
extremely complex and he is perhaps the best example I know of the degraded level that one sinks
after accepting too much hardship from the church. He is the type of person who would not bat an
eyelash at the though of committing any crime in the name of the church including murder and
accept with no defense the sole blame for it. He is able to have only one viewpoint: the one he
thinks he is ordered by the church now. It led me to the conviction from an earlier doubt that I
should leave the Church. Also my wife who was very new to Scientology couldn't agree about all
that ,and an enforced separation for months or years. She threatened to leave and create an
I was ordered onto MEST (hard physical work). The MAA, a 19 year old Mexican girl who never
knew anything but Scientology made it clear that since I was being fed and berthed I had to
provide the FSO with exchange. Never mind the :fact that I had audited over 30 000 hours for
them their public or that I had produced over $100,000.00 VSD in a single week a month before. I
had to work to earn a shabby meal and living in shoddy. apartment. I was assigned to RENO org
and was made to work on the demolition of the CB. I was ordered to carry old timbers to a truck. I
was denied any gloves. When I insisted it was hazardous handling old rough pieces of timber bare
hands, I was handed a pair of stiff filthy gloves that gave me nausea just by looking at the gross
slime that was encrusted onto them. I saw how the purpose was to degrade and break people. I
worked with RPFers and I was shocked at the degree of debasement they were at. No one tried to
be treated humanely, no one complained at not being Wen any human rights, that even mass
murderers are granted after being convicted. There was a tremendous amount of filth and unholy
dirt in the dust raised by the demolition of that 80 year old budding. After 4 hour of such work, I
left, having reached my physical limit and feeling ill. I felt relieved at the thought that had I
accepted the RPF assignment, I would have been unable to quit when exhausted and been coerced
into working until severe illness or worse. Within 24 hours I was acutely ill. My left leg which was
still sensitive after my major accident just 1 1/2 year earlier was swollen and starting to turn purple.
I saw the MLO. She informed that the FSO was too broke to pay. I said that since my ailment was
directly related to my having performed work for the church, Workman Compensation Insurance
would be able to cover and the church would be spared that expense. To my amazement, she
replied that the church had not been paying its premiums and that the insurance had been
cancelled. I was flabbergasted to learn that in complete defiance of the law and its contract, that
any and all medical expenses would be borne by I alone. In fact, later on I found it was a tactic of
the church to get foreigners amongst its staff to return to their own country. of origin to get free
expensive treatments, by falsely stating that they had not left their country, when in truth they were
,US residents and were sent in their country to get free medical care. (An example of perjuries of
that kind is explained later)
I went to the doctor, a scientologist who was not ashamed to demand me to pay $150 for
treatment. When you get $30.00 pay, this is no small amount of money. (Dr Minkoff, at the
Countryside clinic in Clearwater). The doctor marked my scars and purple infection, indicating that
unless they had definitely receded by new AM, I should be admitted to the hospital. I didn't want to
be admitted to the hospital as the church made it clear it wouldn't cover any of my medical
expenses and I would be stuck alone and with no one to come to my help. My wife had been
offloaded and she was ordered off Flag premises.
My wife became misemotional about the immoral behaviour of church members who treated me
like an animal and who ordered her to leave Flag and divorce me without even consulting me.
I was myself ordered to DISCONNECT from her and to DIVORCE her and trust OSA to handle
any resulting flaps and to accept my RPF assignment. I was even locked up in a room with 3
people: the Dir I&R FSO, the Qual Sec for Staff and the RPF MAA all shouting at me how
wonderful and correct the RPF was.
I didn't break and made stronger my resolution to leave.
I knew, for one thing, that no one would raise a finger to protect the church if my wife attacked it
and I would be at total effect and be completely blamed for it if I accepted that RPF assignment. I
'knew that staff are always too busy complying on David Miscavige orders to do their own job. I
requested officially to leave per policy and was met by various auditors and execs of the FSO and
CMO CW (The Int exec had left by then). I persisted in my request and was coerced in session by
Jim Sydejko. After the auditing was completed and I still persisted, more FPRD, and sec-check
were ordered. Its only EP would be to accept my RPF assignment. I was sent to ethics where I
was confronted with the auditor's KRs. About 75% of the KRs were twisted, embellished
declarations often with dropped out time, omitted facts and other key illogics. They would have
proven a valid foundation for an Agatha Christie novel but they bore little ressemblance with the
truth. I was then assigned to another auditor, a friend of mine, the New OT VIII eligibility C/S. I
completed all actions, then a compromise was reached. Since I had physical problems (some
coming from my leg injury a few years earlier, but a lot coming from a combination of being
denied adequate sleep, having very substandard food, gross out-hygiene in the galley leading to
diseases and chronic invalidations from brainwashed S.O. members), I would take a medical LOA.
I agreed as I felt I needed time and some distance to consider all factors. I saw the MAA who
clearly ordered me to divorce my wife as part of the handling. Having completed all steps, I left. I
didn't complete the routing form as it would have likely meant more sessions and I would never be
coerced into writing a success story for this cycle.
I was out of time as the visa of my wife was
expiring in a matter of days and I had no money to live in the USA. I planned to see my parents in
Canada. My father was ill. I had been refused an annual LOA for 10 years and I hadn't seen my
parents during that time despite my desiring to do so. (Most tech and Qual staff at Flag were
prevented from annual LOAs since 1982. (Except for Immigration problems and death in the
family all annual LOAs were routinely refused for auditors).
Basically, because Snr C/S Int (John Eastment who was later demoted to Snr C/S FSO (The FSO
covered the demotion by saying we now have Snr C/S Int being our Snr C/S) said something
against me, many FSO staff turned against me and I was summarily judged and executed (instead
of bullets in front of a firing squad, the FSO use public humiliation, broad publications against
oneself and forbid one to read or defend himself. What John Estment uttered against me was
published by CMO CW and HCC__) FSO verbatim with no proof or even Scientology, own justice
,, procedures. All my protests were taken as a declaration that Scientology didn't work. As a result the
deputy Snr C/S Div 4, Ann Glushakow screamed at me that I had false reported on my W/S and
shouted at the top of her lungs to confess, as it could 'kill people on L-10. The fact that I didn't
falsify any W/S was inacceptable because Snr Managagement who never even talked to me on the
matter, said it to be so.
8a) Have you experienced any of the following mental or emotional symptoms while in
Scientology or since you left Scientology?
* "Floating" in and out of altered (dissociative) states of mind * nightmares * amnesia *
hallucinations or delusions
* Scientology-related phobias (e.g., fears that you won't be successful or will get sick or go insane)
Yes, because, I was thoroughly indoctrinated that the WOG world is only a step into the black pit
of oblivion. A class XII, the worst one though (Jo Struthers) wrote me chit calling me a Degraded
being and ranting that I was going mad because ! left "THE ONLY GROUP CAPABLE OF
HELPING MAN". I found it interesting to see that the average recovery from Scientology was 24
months and I left 23 months ago. also the fact was that when I looked for a job I knew no one
who was not a scientologist and I had no experience in anything but Scientology
My wife got worse after the purif. Since the purif, she has had hormonal disorders she stopped
having her period despite no pregnancy and she felt upset. Scientific evidence reveals that in
numerous cases megadoses of vitamins and niacin will impair one's endocrine system. My wife had
taken no drugs of any kind warranting the mandatory. cleansing of her body from toxins so she
could get spiritual gain. It was enforced on her. Her adverse reaction to megadoses of vitamins and
high sauna temperatures was taken as proof of Drug reaction turned on by the purif. A lunatic
viewpoint is that the EP of the purif is the person stating his body is free from toxins etc. How can
a person adjudicate a medical fact (the presence or absence of toxins in his body) by a cognition
alone.'? The person has read the bulletin and the EP before he does the rundown. When he is tired
of it, it is so simple to state the EP and save a few days of torture. Doctors she consulted have
voiced the opinion that a program like the purif with its megadoses of vitamins could have caused
her imbalance. My wife had no prior history' of endocrine troubles before the purif. Her medical
records in Bulgaria can attest to that. * inability to break mental rhythms or repetitive thought
loops * violent outbursts * suicidal or self destructive thoughts * recurring depression and self
depreciating thoughts * inability to work * difficult' making decisions for yourself * general
inability to compete tasks * difficulty reading, studying or focusing * other (please describe) 8b)
Why do you believe the symptoms or health problems mentioned in #8 or #8a are related to your
experience with Scientology? QUESTIONS FOR FORMER STAFF MEMBERS Please
describe any knowledge you have of the following.
9) Anyone who had to be hospitalized because of their involvement with Scientology
I add here a related question of interest: people who have their death related directly or indirectly
I give here the story of 2 plane crashes. Tom Clay was a scientologist from San Francisco. He was
married to Nancy and they had two beautiful boys. I had first met Tom on the Flag world tour in
1976. In 1978 as I was looking for two raw pc on my NED course, I audited both of his sons. I do
not recall their first names but I was impressed by the older one who was only 12 year old and
confessed having taken that lifetime "LSD, mescaline, Heroin, Cocaine, Hashish and marijuana" I
couldn't believe how such an innocent looking boy (He looked like the young actor McCauley in
the movie Home Alone) with both parents fervent scientologists, could have loaded himself with
. such drugs.
A few years later, Tom who was a pilot took a plane, taking his children with him on a visit (both
him and his wife were estranged by then and she had a lot to say against him since her divorce). I
believe it was around Lake Tahoe. The plane crashed killing father and sons instantly.. It was only
years later that I learn the sad story as I was FESing Nancy's folder. I have since audited her but
never revealed to her that I had known her husband or children. She is now OT VIII. She
remarried later to a man of whom I forgot the name. He was and possibly still is staff at the white
house. I remember reading in her files that her new husband was in an ideal position to have
influenced at the white house as he had an important post "very close" to the president of the
United States. At any rate about her children death, Nancy felt considerable remorse to have
allowed them to go on that plane with with Tom, when he was disaffected and psychotic per her
saying (He was OT V). She felt after the accident that he had voluntarily taken his life and h/s
children with him to get back at her.
In winter, around 1984, an Air Florida DC-9 took off from Washington airport bound for Tampa.
The de-icing mechanism of the plane was faulty. As a result the plane speed was definitely too low
for take-off. Instead of believing his instruments and aborting the take-off, the pilot went ahead
stating: "It does not look right". The plane stalled and came down crashing its tail on the Potomac
River bridge squashing 3 cars flatter than pancakes before plummetting into the icy river. Only 3
passengers survived. It was sensational news in Tampa-Clearwater area as most of its passengers
were from those cities. Only years later did I learn by studying reports and folders that the pilot was
a scientologist who was not doing well on the bridge at the time of the accident. His wife was a pc
at Flag and used most of her insurance money to pay for FSO services.
Very little publicity was made of the fact that the first Solo Nots completion Betty Filisky died of
cancer at age 57, less than two years after attesting. In 1988, I was considered to be amongst the
very best Flag auditors. Betty Filisky had advanced cancer and I was assigned to audit her. The
desire was to avoid a PR flap should it be 'known that the first Solo Nots completion was also the
first completion to die. I audited her extensively in Clearwater both at the hospital and in a private
motel room (It was considered out PR to have her at the FLB: for one she was an illegal pc per
policy and also she looked like someone who is dying). I audited her until she had a remission and
she felt a lot better. 2 months later, she lapsed in coma and was dead 4 days later. The key
handlings on the cases by the church was
A) to keep it quiet that Betty Filisky had died of cancer
at age 57 after being the first recognized Solo Nots completion.
B) Punish all her past auditors and
C/Ses for out-tech.
c) Put all FSO tech and Qual go into a state of terror at the idea that one of
their pc could ever go badly in the future and make them ready to take an)' measure sane or insane
to prevent any flap involving their ex-pcs.
As a small parenthesis, Betty Filisky lived in Arkansas, Bill Clinton's state. It would be a possibility
of some link of her husband or associate having infiltrated Little Rock Capitol. Blackmail from
knowledge of dirty money used by Clinton would have been the perfect tool to coerce the IRS
submission and shut up DOJ for at least the Clinton administration (A theory based on a few
articles published by Little Rock newspapers, but without serious proof). Gloria Newmeyer is a
rich and successful woman from California who is an IAS Patron (she's paid over $100 000) and
has been an important member of WISE. Prior to Scientology she was an alcoholic. Since on the
OT levels and while on the long level of Solo NOTS she never once took a glass containing
alcohol. ,After attesting to Solo Nots, she took the plane back home and got drunk on the plane.
The Church decided to make a scandal out of this affair and went on the rampage to harass her
and her past auditors and C/SĒs. She started to get drunk and got under threat of expulsion
. ordered to report to Flag. I was penalised for having given her her Solo Nots completion check. I
had been forbidden to take my day off on the day she attested as I was at the time the only auditor
at Flag authorised by Snr C/S hat to deliver Solo Nots EP checks and also a Solo Nots completion
was worth 200 paid completion points (Major services were otherwise worth a maximum of 40
points). I delivered the check standardly and made no misses but the search for easy scapegoats
found me as a likely victim.
I audited her on her return and she was sent to the MAA. Contrarily to auditors who are veteran
scientologists, ministers of the church and well versed in Scientology and even common sense,
MAAs have tended to be robots with essentialS' no training anxious to comply to management
orders rather than LRH policy or common sense. Gloria got violently upset at the indications and
bizarre handling from the MAA. She went psychotic ,and was held against her will in a room at the
Fort Harrisson. She escaped and went to a hotel on the beach and drank a whole 40 oz bottle of
Vodka and passed out. She started to act incoherently in the lobby of the hotel and the police
invoked the Baker act and ordered her institutionalized in a mental hospital for 'observation' for 48
hours. Once again I was ordered to pick up the pieces and to audit her. She was sent again to the
MAA after more auditing. The MAA made her spin by repeating how out-ethics she was and that
despite having paid for it she would not be able to do OT VII/for years. Per my observation, the
threat of being denied doing OT VIII after they had paid for it and been promised it, has been the
number one cause of OT VII completions going psychotic.
I know of 6 such instances.
10) Any celebrities in or out of Scientology who have had similar symptoms or experiences
very. rich woman from Italy. (she was the first patron Meritorious, because she had donated one
million dollars to the IAS), Adriana Saltamerenda was married but being divorced from her
husband of whom I forgot the name. He was the equivalent of Johnny Carson on Italian TV. After
Scientology coerced into divorcing him. he became rabidly antagonistic to Scientology. Adrianna
was seen as little more than a gullible income producer and she became increasingly upset with
MAAs and registrars at Flag. She was often treated like dirt and finally. threatened to blow and
demand a full refund of all monies paid (close to 2 million dollars) (Probably much of it put into
Scientology coffers by violating Italy Currency control laws). I did handle her. She was kept locked
up in her room for a while but I managed to cool her down. In fact by that time, I was considered
by her, the only trustworthy terminal at Flag and by FSO staff, the only person capable of
handling really upset and threatening Italian and Spanish speaking public.
Ingo Swann became famous in the 1970's for his paranormal abilities to exteriorize with full
perceptions. He also abilities similar to Uri Geller. He went somewhat psychotic at Flag in 1977 or
78. It was all blamed on CIA experiments. He left the Church thereafter. Several books were
published after him.
The wife of world famous sculptor Alexander Calder was audited at Flag, but heavy disagreements
about forcing her to pay more money got her upset. She was very old and is likely dead of old age
by now. She received auditing at Flag in 1979.
The following are celebrities who left the Church. I add it here as there is no specific question
about it and I wasn't on tech lines at the fane. I was on Estates front lines and I got to know most of
the them to a degree.
Lou Rawls, famous singer, did badly in his auditing. He had a gold record and still sings. He blew
from Scientology around 1979, when he had a hit on Billboard top ten.
The singers of a Canadian group called Edward Bear had a big big hit in 1970: "The last song",
one of the top 10 hits in Canada that year. The original gold record award was even in the lobby of
the Church of Scientology, of Toronto at 124 .Avenue Road, before the building was completely
, razed by a fire started by a child playing with matches next to flammable liquids. (There were no
casualties, but most pc folders and documents were burned.
The boy at 9. was possibly the
youngest person to ever be declared an SP. Since his parents were devout Scientologists, they
would have to disconnect from him to not be declared themselves).
John Brodie became world famous as quarter back for the 49ers. He and his family were Flag
public. They left the church around 1981.
The man who owned Pizza-Hut in 1978 (I forgot his name) was also a Flag public. He left the
church in 1982.
Omaya Alghanim was the son of one the five richest sheikh of Kuwait. He was getting audited at
Flag from Class Xll's. He was very friend with Liz Gablehouse (who was LRH personal PRO until
she left the church in 1982). He left at the same time she did.
I have always been puzzled why Clint Eastwood has been mentioned as a Scientologist, yet he is
never mentioned in official publications. Either he is a blown Scientologist or afraid to be
recognized as one.
Julia Migenes Johnson was turning sour against Scientology in 1989. She was threatening to go
public against them. She was nattery. She was cooled off by being given the International
Freedom award at an IAS event, even though she had done very little in the year before and in fact
had uttered several anti-Scientology statements publicly.
Also look at the following story to show what the church is willing to subject any of its members
to, in order to buy off a celebrity gratitude.
in 1989, an order came from RTC to assign their best see-checker to Jervis Johnson (ex-husband
of Julia Migenes) because he refused to comply with an illegal order from OSA Int. His ex-wife,
one of Scientology's top celebrities, was nattery, critical and threatening to turn against the church.
There were many reports about her disaffection, several from another public who is a famous
script writer. (Jeffrey Scott) Earlier that yeas' when the Johson's daughter was visiting her father,
she sneaked up on him while he was in the shower. The father using what he understood of
Scientology (he is a CL VIII auditor), decided not to frighten her off by protesting and did not get
involved in any immoral acts.
Shortly after, when the little girl mentioned seeing her father naked,
her mother immediately called her lawyer demanding the father be denied all his visitation lights.
OSA Int solution was to make the father quietly sign papers giving up all his rights. He refused,
arguing he had done nothing wrong, his wife had M/W/Hs manifestations galore, and he wanted to
see his daughter again. OSA Int threatened to declared him if he didn't comply but the father was
adamant. He was ordered off Solo-Nots and to Flag for sec-checking. I was denied my own day
off even if I was very upstat as Snr C/S Int himself had picked me as the auditor for that job. The
stated EP of that 2 days sec-check (the father couldn't be absent more than 2 days due to his work)
would be his complying with the order from OSA Int Chief off and CO. I did the most thorough
job that could be done but he didn't change his mind.
It is my opinion that only auditor code breaks
could have swayed him from his original decision. Despite the ominous threat from OSA reprisal, I
refused to violate any of the rules of auditing. He left Flag happy with my auditing but still wanting
his visitation rights. Another auditor was sent to his home in LA but to no avail. RTC ordered me
to lenghthy sec-checks on 'Similar of my own' to his non existent overt of child molestation. I was
token off an incomplete repair correction in my auditing in order to comply with that order. Except
for whole track dub-in, I wasn't able to find anything, but the auditing actions I had been winning
on were interrupted and I was ordered to write a success story. in compliance to that order, as a
prerequisite to my staying on post. Later on when I expressed my disagreement with this RTC
cram, I was removed from post. The charge: being critical of RTC during rudiments.
The Judge found none of the acts of the father to be incorrect and the complaints of the mother
unfounded. No flap for the Church occurred.
Since were are on the subject of celebrities and that I see no question clearly; asking for this stuff
which could prove useful:
1) A person who did OT VIII had for father the president of the World
Bank. To my surprise, there was not the slightest objection to her going up the bridge.
At Flag there is a rich Italian woman with an Arab looking 12 year old son. Her fast name is
Loredana. Few people know her except for the fact that she always pays a class XII at $1000 or
more per hour and pays $5000 a week for accommodations at Flag. Once she paid for catering
service for the FSO S.O. celebration where caviar, lobster, truffles, were part of the menu (I was
told that nearly $100 000 of her money was spent on it) She never needs to work. Her son only
travels in a stretched limousine with a chauffeur. She makes "donations" in the 6 figure ranges,
monthly. She sometimes wears a five carat diamond around her neck. In fact her husband wealth,
would have, when it was at his highest, made Bill Gates look like a pauper. His name slipped out
of my mind for the moment but in the late 60's or early 70's a book was published titled: "Richest
Man in the World..." In it one sees many pictures of lovely Loredana and her husband: the number
one Weapon dealer in the World, the richest man on earth. Apparently he has only been allowed to
get basic auditing and I even overheard his auditor (The husband of Loredana's only auditor)
talking about his auditing in a very demeaning manner, laughing at his experiences in prison. He
came to visit Flag in late 1991 or early 1992 with his full contingent of bodyguards. A Spanish pc
of mine told me that he is very well known in Spain where he is continually featured in magazines
dealing with celebrities as this Arab millionaire frequently visit his mansion in southern Spain.
11) Any persons who were "baby watched" or subjected to isolation orders because they
became psychotic or suicidal
I witnessed several Flag public being detained against their will after they were locked in a room
after going type III. The main concern was not the well being of the person but the fear of a PR
flap and the 'knowledge that the senior execs from Int would give horrible punishment to all those
who had had a prior involvement in that pc's case. For that reason, many staff were ready to break
any laws to subdue the now crazy. public person. I can recall without effort 5 specific cases where I
was a witness to public attempting to flee but being brutally prevented from doing so. I know of
many more but as hear-say. Those cases I saw with my own eyes and heard with my own ears.
One was a businessman from France in his mid 30's. He went lunatic after attesting to Solo Nots.
He repeatedly tried to leave the room where he was locked up at the Hacienda in Clearwater. He
was jumped on and even slightly injured once in his struggle to go out. I delivered him the
Introspection Rundown. He was hallucinating. He was seeing flying saucers everywhere and was
convinced WW III had actually begun. His name is Christian Fouche'
Another was a woman,
a field auditor from Switzerland, she went into a full blown paranoia-persecution fit 2 days after
attesting OT VII (Her Solo Nots completion Number was no 107, which got later given to
someone else). She was held at the Sand Castle against her will for several weeks. One day she
managed to escape from her guard (Susan Hughes, wife of Chief of Security Flag Land Base) and
went to the police station but she was so incoherent and hardly knew a word of English, (her main
worry was that we were giving her AIDS) that no action was taken. I audited her on the
Introspection Rundown and on sec-checks. Her husband flew in to escort her home after she was
made to sign affidavits in her incoherent state. Her name is Marylin Stuckly
Roxanne Friend, which I didn't audit but her auditor was my co-auditor at the time, went utterly
and violently psychotic a year after attesting to Solo Nots. She was held against her will in a room
at the Hacienda in Clearwater according to the reports(which I personally read) of both the auditor
, (Jim Sydejko, CL XII) and her guard (a Flag trained Class VI), her behaviour was very similar to
the girl possessed by the devil in the Movie 'The Exorcist'. She would even masturbate herself
without shame in front of her male guards. One night she screamed at one of her guards "FUCK
ME!" and went into a catatonic fit. (Many details were provided to me by Jim Sydejko, her auditor
who also was my co-auditor and by one of her guards, Andrea Galbiati. She later managed to
escape to California and her auditor was ordered to pursue her.
Another one, a businessman from Italy in his 50's went completely paranoid after auditing from a
Class IV at Flag. Being very. rich, he was made to pay for CL XII rates which corresponded to
close to $1000.00 per hour. He was hallucinating, imagining that his wife who was in her early
40's was not only cheating on him but was having sexual intercourse with various S.O. members
each time she was out of his sight. He went so far as barging into her sessions (she was on a Flag
internship) being convinced that she was committing adultery with her male pc in the small cubicle
she audited in. I audited him from that time on. He made some improvements but a year later, his
wife reported his acting too irrational. Once at Flag, he became violent to his wife and was ordered
into isolation against his will. I audited him in a safe house in Belleair Beach, Florida, where he
repeatedly attempted to escape. He did not know that the house was being paid out of his own
pocket, his wife illegally authorising the debiting of his bank account. The rent was $2500 a
month. Once, I witnessed him being savagely being jumped on as he attempted to flee. His guard
removed all door handles inside the house and discovered that the public had hidden a
screw-driver. In the struggle to seize the screwdriver from him, his arm was injured. Several
months passed and he was showing few signs of stable improvement and was frequently
non-sequitur even in session. Finally, his sister, brother and mother flew from Italy as they couldn't
tolerate his lateness of several months and his being kept incommunicado. His business was falling
apart and was in danger by his failing to sign legal papers and tax forms. He eventually left and I
was called upon to do a PR handling on his family in liaison with OSA, as I was highly trained and
knew Italian perfectly. His name is Mauro Cinquepalmi.
I have the phone number of his wife, himself and his brother. They only speak Italian. I suggest I
would be their contact point, as they all respect me.
A staff member from Italy started to dramatize psychosis heavily after being exposed to some OT
materials in the SO-1 unit. She was locked up and given some auditing by interns. She attempted
suicide several times and blew the FLB. When found to be raving mad by Clearwater policemen,
they invoked the Baker act and locked her up for several days. A few days after her release, and
her return in Italy, she jumped from the 3rd floor. She became permanently and totally.
handicapped as a result from this failed suicide attempt.
Being highly trained, I read many sessions C/Sed by LRH for XDN, CL VIII, OT 1II repairs,
L-10,11,12, when the person had become psychotic, even suicidal. Most of L-11 for instance was
developed from the case of a staff member who had become intensely and violently psychotic on
the Apollo. (In C/S 22 LRH mentions that a CL XI has a different approach to handle psychosis).
After all throughout those materials, LRH boasts that he has the cure to insanity Unfortunately
checking into the later track of all those pcs, one finds the bulk of them, far from being the
Supermen they were made to attest to, were for the most part later declared SP, showed very
aberrated behaviour and failed as execs. The original psychotic out of whom L-11 was derived was
named Peggy McCall and her auditor was Liese Klingsvall. According to the case history she had
been found to be raving hostile remarks against LRH and had been "violent" (no specifics). LRH
invented from the top of his head a process later known as C/S series 37R claiming she would be
permanently cured of her insanity by it. After auditing that action and a few other steps (which is
textually L-11 as given today) she was made to attest and offloaded. This shows that a powerful
rundown claimed to cure insanity, was piloted on ONE person beside LRH doing it solo on himself
before being labelled as "full3,' researched and vindicated".
The name of the pc on whom L-11 is based is Peggy McCall who went crazy and was locked up
on the Apollo in 1971.
12) Anyone not already reported on our January questionnaire who ever threatened, attempted
or committed suicide in any way related to Scientology services
Another person from Quebec (Laurent Theberge) who was a class IV auditor attempted suicide 3
times AFTER TRAINING to Class IV. He was sent to do the purif at Flag. In those days, no
check was made of the pc folders if a person merely wanted to do the purif. He went utterly
lunatic mid Purif. He started to act utterly incoherent and and tore the big picture of LRH in the
Fort Harrison lobby. This was April 1980. I was ordered to escort him along with his co-auditor
(Roger Veilleux) to Canada. Doctor Jaconello, from Toronto, a flag public on OT levels, also
escorted him. He sedated him, to keep him quiet on the plane and the person in charge of the cycle
(of whom I forgot the name had no qualms about cashing the unused return ticket of the
somnolent person to compensate the church. He almost didn't get the refund as the person acted
insanely, endorsing the ticket "Laurent Theberge, L.Ron Hubbard with love and affection forever"
and the clerk almost called the police as the person was plainly incoherent. he was eventually
escorted all the way to Quebec City. I stayed in Montreal where my parents lived.
In Lyon there is a big court case going on right now because Patrick Vick, 30 committed suicide
after making his company insolvent from paying several hundred thousands of dollars to
As stated earlier, Albert Jacquier attempted suicide after attesting OT VII and being denied OT
VIII after he'd paid for it and been promised. He became intensely depressed and stated he wanted
to die. He fell :from his big Harley motorcycle and badly injured himself. He refused to go to the
hospital. Part of his upset was his wife of many years leaving him for another man after she had
attested to OT VII. I audited him in his home in Dunedin, Florida. He was very. sour that the
church would allow people who had stolen his money to get their services and that no one except
his auditors seemed to care.
Note on all these people I am considered to be a completely trustworthy terminal and it is my belief
that for these and many other ex-scientologists (especially OTs and influential people) will listen to
me and follow my advice,
13) Any scientology-related coercion to induce already. weakened.
infirm or ill persons to buy dangerous additional Scientology services, commit suicide, or speed
their own deaths by abandoning normal medical practices for economic, convenience, or security
or political reasons
Yes, when I was in San Francisco or Sacramento in 1976, I recall an old man
Ed or Howard Pughes being made to pay the totality, of his savings for Flag services. He was an 82
year old man who knew he had little tune to live and he was made to spend all of his money in a
few months. The main motive was: to get money. I recall the registrar (Felice Brand) saying: "He
is a sweet old man who wants to give us all of his money before he dies."
As stated earlier, the priest in Lyon and the nurse in Paris exploited the terminatedly ill to sway
them into paying money to Scientology
14) Any psychological or physical damage caused to anyone else that could be related to
receiving Scientology services :Yes in 1989, a man named Rogers, from Vancouver, B.C. (his
wile was Irene Rogers who is a vet3..~ active OT in the area and has ties to people in the stock
market. (Incidentally, before I forget, once I audited a pc at Flag whose father was the president of
the World Bank, I forgot her name, but it would be a string to pull to discover Scientology banking
activities. (as a small unrelated anecdote. once in 1979, I audited a young fellow living in Mexico
and bearing the family' name of Castro. When jokingly asking: '"Are you related to Fidel?" his reply,'
was yes, he is my uncle!)
Mr. Rogers was auditing away on OT VII at home. Since all OTs believe that their ailments are
only caused by spiritual factors or other beings, he neglected to get any medical attention even
when he experienced extreme dizziness, pains in the chest and along the arms and trouble to
breathe..an experienced doctor would have been able to diagnose those as minor heart attacks.
But since all disease at the OT VII level is wholly explained in the mind of Pre-Ots as unflat OT V,
he continued to audit daily and never called the doctor. On a fatal day in November or December
1989, he felt an acute overpowering pain in the heart, the area kept on reading, he kept auditing it
using the technique of the level. (I read the actual W/Ses). He then had a major and FATAL
stroke. A few hours later, Irene, his wife returned home and discovered his lifeless body lying on
the floor amidst his solo Nots worksheets (she was an OT VII completion herself). She careful'
hid them and avoided any mention of it to the police (Obstruction of Justice). Therefore a proof
exist that people can and have died in session on OT levels. The recommended technical handling
at Flag was to punish his past C/Ses for allowing him with "Unflat earlier levels and sec-checks
Incidentally, a little known fact is that more than one third of the people who have started to audit
on OT VII have blown the level, many have blown Scientology and several times Snr C/S Int and
IG tech came to brief solo Nots staff that the biggest threat to Scientology was that so many people
had blown the level. Romano Romanini had a major stroke 6 months after attesting to OT VIlI.
He had been a Cadillac pc all along, had never been overweight and had a stroke at age 40. He
remained partial, paralyzed in a leg as a result. Past auditors and C/S were blame as the sole
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