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Bomb Threats forged by the Church of Scientology

Documents of the United States District Court, District of Columbia, Washington, DC 20001. Criminal Case Number 78-401. United States of America vs Mary Sue Hubbard, Jane Kember, and Morris Budlong.

These letters were sent by the Church of Scientology to itself. These were made to look as though they had been sent by Paulette Cooper. Both letters had been typed on her typewriter on paper which had her fingerprints on it.

Scientology promptly contacted the FBI regarding "threats against a Church."

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First letter

Second letter

When the first two bomb threat letters failed to produce a satisfactory result, Scientology planned a new death threat letter to Sec. of State Henry Kissinger which has become known as "Operation Freak Out".