Document leak: When the FBI investigated Scientology's bizarre New Mexico vault - 2015-12-09

F347.png Document leak: When the FBI investigated Scientology's bizarre New Mexico vault December 9, 2015, Tony Ortega, Underground Bunker

We have a juicy document for you today, courtesy of our friend and dogged researcher, R.M. Seibert.

You knew that the FBI investigated and raided Scientology in 1977, and Lawrence Wright revealed in his 2011 New Yorker article that the FBI investigated Scientology for human trafficking in 2009-2010. But here's what we didn't know until now — the FBI also investigated Scientology in the late 1980s for the bizarre underground vault it was digging in the New Mexico desert.

We've written several times about the most secret of Scientology's many secretive entities, the Church of Spiritual Technology (CST), which was formed in 1982, two years after Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard went into permanent hiding.


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