One more case opened against St. Petersburg Church of Scientology - 2018-04-06
A criminal case on money laundering has been opened against one of the leaders of the Church of Scientology of St. Petersburg, the press service of the Federal Security Service's (FSB) regional directorate has told RAPSI.
According to investigators, a group of people including one of the religious organization's leaders laundered 17 million rubles ($294,000) out of 140 million rubles (about $2.5 million) received from illegal business activities.
In late March, searches were conducted at the premises of the Church of Scientology of St. Petersburg. The raids were directed to identifying more items and documents confirming the criminality of the religious organization leaders' actions, the FSB press-service said.