Scientology and Clearwater

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Pyrrho
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Scientology and Clearwater

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Fascinating investigative journalism:

https://projects.tampabay.com/projects/ ... al-estate/
THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY and companies run by its members spent $103 million over the past three years buying up vast sections of downtown Clearwater.

They now own most commercial property on every block within walking distance of the waterfront, putting the secretive church firmly in control of the area’s future.

Most of the sales have not previously been reported. The Tampa Bay Times discovered them by reviewing more than 1,000 deeds and business records, then interviewed more than 90 people to reconstruct the circumstances surrounding the transactions.
Witness
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Re: Scientology and Clearwater

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