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Scientology spying claims latest in decades of controversy, accusations
Scientology spying claims latest in decades of controversy, accusations

Allegations that the church of Scientology paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to investigate the father of leader David Miscavige are the latest in several decades of claims that the organization uses intimidation and harassment against perceived enemies. Scientology denied the reports involving Miscavige's father, and over the years the church has vigorously fought claims that it mistreats anyone. Here is a rundown of some of the controversies involving Scientology, from The Times archives: 'Snow White' An investigation by The Times that began in the 1980s ultimately produced a 24-article series that detailed, among other things, the church's campaigns of...

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