Languages
Page last updated at 15:52 GMT, Tuesday, 27 October 2009

French Scientology fraud conviction

Advertisement

A French court has convicted the Church of Scientology of fraud after a woman said she was manipulated into paying the organisation more than 20,000 euros.

Several leaders and two of the group's centres have received heavy fines. A legal loophole prevented the nationwide ban called for by the prosecution.

Emma Jane Kirby reports from Paris.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific