Scientology Milks Seattle Couple for $1.5M, Punishes Them Later for Not Giving Enough - 2011-11-21

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F242.png Scientology Milks Seattle Couple for $1.5M, Punishes Them Later for Not Giving Enough November 21, 2011, Curtis Cartier, Seattle Weekly

The St. Petersburg Times has a big feature this weekend on the shameless "money machine" that is Scientology. Example number one: A Seattle couple who gave seven figures to the church only to be later be written up for "insufficient generosity."

The Times story explains through multiple accounts from former church members how Scientology fundraisers are relentless -- to an almost sociopathic level -- in their demands for money from parishioners.


{{cite news | first = Curtis | last = Cartier | title = Scientology Milks Seattle Couple for $1.5M, Punishes Them Later for Not Giving Enough | url = http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/2011/11/scientology_milks_seattle_coup.php | work = Seattle Weekly | date = November 21, 2011 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}