WSBTV Narconon GA Part 3 2012-10-03


 

WSBTV Narconon GA Part 3 2012-10-03 – WSB TV Action News Atlanta, GA investigative report of the tragic death of Patrick Desomond in 2008. Whistleblower, memo link Georgia Narconon to Scientology Channel 2 Investigation looks at nonprofit rehab program after patient death By Jodie Fleischer ATLANTA — A worldwide drug treatment program that’s denied its affiliation with the Church of Scientology faces new scrutiny now that a whistleblower has come forward. Channel 2 Action News has uncovered documents which tie Narconon of Georgia to the controversial church. Channel 2 investigative reporter Jodie Fleischer obtained records that show the director of the Georgia program knew staff members were drinking and doing drugs with patients. A whistleblower told Fleischer the program was more focused on its image than fixing problems and the church uses Narconon to make money and recruit vulnerable addicts into Scientology. Lucas Catton told Flesicher he knows the Narconon drug treatment program better than almost anyone. He went through it as a student, and then rose to be become president of the Flagship Arrowhead facility in Oklahoma. “Is it what it pretends to be? Absolutely not,” said Catton. “Narconon is, essentially it is Scientology.” read more and follow at: www.wsbtv.com

 

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