Members of Church of Scientology branch suspected of illegal business - 2016-06-21
The Federal Security Service (FSB) launched a criminal case against members of the St. Petersburg branch of the Church of Scientology suspected of engaging in illegal business activities, the FSB regional department's spokesperson Natalia Voskresenskaya told RAPSI on Tuesday.
The FSB officers have conducted searches in St. Petersburg, Leningrad Region and Moscow, in offices and apartments of alleged participants of illegal activity, Voskresenskaya said. Documents supporting investigation's theory that the Church of Scientology branch members had sold goods and services in violation of law were seized.
Investigators believe that the suspects' activity had interregional nature.