Patricia Pieniadz Blasts Narconon
The letter below was sent by Patricia Pieniadz to the Los Angeles
County Board of Supervisors on July 23, 2006, in connection with an
upcoming hearing on a permit applicatoin for a Narconon facility in
Leona Valley, CA.
I am writing because I am quite concerned with the proposed
establishment of Narconon in Leona Valley.
I am the former Executive Director of Narconon Connecticut and I am also
the former Director of Rehabilitation for the Church of Scientology. My
responsibilities as Director of Rehabilitation for the Church was to
manage and control the Narconon's in the New England area for the Church
and to ensure the Narconon's paid a 10 % "consultancy fee" to the
Church. I spent over 27 years in the Church and for many of those
years I worked for Scientology's intelligence branch so I am quite
familiar with much of their internal workings, including their methods
of deception and cover up.
Due the fact the Church of Scientology's reputation is so horrible and
due to the fact that many funding and government sources do not want to
work with this "religious" cult, the Church eventually established a
separately incorporated group called ABLE (Association for Better Living
ABLE has always been a front group for the Church of Scientology and was
created in a sly but legal way to funnel government and private funding
into the coffers of the Church of Scientology.
The corporate maze set up by Scientology is both confusing and
overwhelming to someone not trained in their legal shell games.
All of the Scientology front groups are separately incorporated so that
when an official such as Bob Adams testifies before you that there is no
"connection", he is not telling you "all" of the truth. Bob Adams,
Clark Carr and other Narconon officials will tell you that Narconon and
the Church of Scientology are not connected "corporately" but all of the
Narconon's are in fact controlled by the Church of Scientology on a
In fact the members of the Board of Directors of Narconon all have to
sign undated letters of resignation. These undated letters of
resignation are then held by the Church of Scientology and if the
local Narconon does not comply with their demands, the letters will be
dated and the members of the board of Directors of Narconon will be
replaced with other Scientologists that will follow orders.
The Narconon Success Rate.
A more scholarly report on the lack of success in the Narconon program
can be found here: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dst/Narconon/doesitwork.htm
As a former Executive Director of Narconon I can attest to the complete
lack of success of Narconon program and in fact, the only people the do
succeed from the Narconon are those that become Scientologists. The
full account of this can be found here.
I write to you not because I oppose treatment for those addicted to
drugs, but because I am opposed to this unsuccessful front group of the
Church of Scientology setting up shop and luring the unsuspecting into
Thank you for your time and consideration.
New London, CT.
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