Police in Germany raid Scientology offices - 1998-02-11
More than a hundred police officers raided five Church of Scientology offices here Tuesday.
The raids were linked to investigations into the death last year of a businessman who allegedly received medical advice from Scientology members, three cases of suspected arson and the reported distribution of insulting material.
German police are investigating the death last year of a businessman who died after allegedly being told by the members of the group to take a "vitamin preparation" for an illness. A second inquiry involves three cases of suspected arson. The original suspect has claimed the fires were started by Scientology members.