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AnonSparrow NOT GUILTY on both counts.

Discussion in 'Legal and Government Actions Involving Scientology' started by TEoS, May 4, 2011.

  1. TEoS

    TEoS Patron with Honors

    Event Resulted - Release Status:
    Event Resulted - Release Status: TRIAL BY COURT - NOT GUILTY BOTH COUNTS
    The following event: Trial Resumed scheduled for 05/04/2011 at 2:00 pm has been resulted as follows:

    Result: Trial Held and Completed
    Judge: NASH, STUART G Location: Courtroom 117
    BRIAN CARL MANDIGO (Defendant (Criminal)); ; Mr THOMAS A KEY (Attorney) on behalf of BRIAN CARL MANDIGO (Defendant (Criminal)); Judge STUART G NASH
  2. ClearWater

    ClearWater Patron

    Fuck Yeah! Helps when your really innocent on both counts though.
  3. TEoS

    TEoS Patron with Honors

    There's gonna be a whole lotta slappin' in cult-land tonight!
  4. EP - Ethics Particle

    EP - Ethics Particle Gold Meritorious Patron

  5. AnonKat

    AnonKat Crusader

    yay and no not my tattoo


  6. Magoo

    Magoo Gold Meritorious Patron

    :clap: :clap: :cheers::omg::dance3::thankyou::hifive:



    FANTASTIC NEWS!!! And it's Wednesday, too :thumbsup:

    Love you, AnonSparrow!!!

    Davey boy---You can RUN buy you CANNOT HIDE!
    Tick Tock, Tick Tock: Time is on *our* side. :happydance:
  7. Purple Rain

    Purple Rain Crusader

    Thankyou, Judge Nash! Excellent decision!!!!


    I only hope Sparrow is ok. It would be a horrible experience to be put through all of that legal trauma, which is why they do it, of course. Well, I bet he's celebrating now ... onya, Sparrow! You rock!
  8. Arthur Dent

    Arthur Dent Silver Meritorious Patron

    Congratulations Sparrow!!! :happydance:

    This is why I log on every hopes that I will find such wonderful news!!!

    And such epic fail of the bogus and evil church of $cientology.
  9. Wants2Talk

    Wants2Talk Silver Meritorious Patron

    Is it over?

    Does this mean all Sparrow's legal issues the scientology an scientologists are done? Is there still a civil action pending? Can he resume protesting in front of FCDC?

    Our unborn bless you Sparrow!
  10. Lurker5

    Lurker5 Gold Meritorious Patron

    THIS \/ \/ \/

    THIS /\ /\ /\ Is it over?

    I hope so.

    :clap: Yea , AnonSparrow :dance3:
    :thankyou: :buzzin: :blowkiss: :grouphug: :kiss: :bighug: :hug:
    :dance2: :goodjob: :guyfawkes:
  11. Freeminds

    Freeminds Bitter defrocked apostate

    Does this perhaps have wider significance, in that the courts are finally getting wise to the Scientology cult's abuse of the legal system? It certainly looks to me as if things are quite a bit shakier for David Mismanage now.

    Well done Brian, for staying the course and making the Hubbardites look imbecilic.
  12. Purple Rain

    Purple Rain Crusader

    I'm so sick of the church using the courts to attack people. In "Fair Game": Levelling the playing field in Scientology litigation, J.P. Kumar says:

    The cult has massive resources, but even their resources are limited in terms of money and staff. Wouldn't it be awesome if we could overwhelm them - like if everyone who had ever been hurt or just really annoyed by the church - ever been called a name during a protest - could file a lawsuit at the same time, and suddenly they were faced with hundreds of thousands of lawsuits - completely jam their system. See how they like it for a change.
  13. Petey C

    Petey C Silver Meritorious Patron

    Congratulations Anonsparrow! There *is* justice in this world!
  14. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

  15. looker

    looker Patron Meritorious

    THIS ^^^^^^ And Congratulations Sparrow. I hope its all over and you can celebrate first then resume being a thorn in Sylvia Stanard's side. We miss your Youtube updates and the occasional 2 way conversations with FCDC staff. You have a interesting non confrontational style. Very cool and effective.
  16. AngeloV

    AngeloV Gold Meritorious Patron

    Just saw this having been away for a week.

    Congratulations to Sparrow/Brian. Good for you! Hope you didn't get too many gray hairs during this ordeal.

  17. Gadfly

    Gadfly Crusader

    Hip Hip Hooray!!!!!!!

    You go Brian! It is so wonderful to see the C of S LOSE.

    Won't it be nice when the C of S is fully and exactly recognized as THE GROUP that inspired this:

    A strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) is a lawsuit that is intended to censor, intimidate and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon their criticism or opposition.


    It is almost as if this concept grew directly out of the intense and over-the-top litigation techniques created by Hubbard for his Church of Scientology to suppress dissent and crush all criticism.

    Now onto the Civil Case Sparrow. KICK ASS! :thumbsup:

  18. Hey lurkers,

    If you are giving money to Scientology, this is what your money is being used for, and remember ... you too may end up on the receiving end of L. Ron Hubbard's Standard Tech like Sparrow, since almost all the victims of Hubbard's Standard Tech were once Scientologists, as in the case with Sparrow.

    If you do become a victim of L. Ron Hubbard's Standard Tech I hope you too are as successful as Sparrow in exposing the true intentions of L. Ron Hubbard, his self-servicing cult, and his evil Standard Tech.
  19. AlphOhm

    AlphOhm Traveler of time/space

    Congrats Sparrow :thumbsup:
  20. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Sparrow posted an awesome story a couple days ago on WWP about the confrontation between Moxon and the ACLU attorney observing the criminal trial:
    Original Post is here:


    Ok so because I did allude to the ACLU vs. Moxon showdown in one of my earlier posts, I will tell you what that was about but then I’ll be laying relatively low while the civil matter proceeds.

    Remember that post where I alluded to the epic showdown, and how I said there’s a chance that Moxon might try to use the post against me somehow? He tried. He printed it out and gave it to the DA who then gave it to my lawyers.

    They were extremely concerned as they intensely read it out in the hallway. Then, seeing that there was nothing compromising in it, they were fine but asked me to please not post anything more until the trial was over. Nice try Moxon.

    So I will tell the ACLU story but that’s it for war stories for a little while.

    Also before I forget, I haven’t checked emails yet so I apologize to those who are waiting to hear back. I am still working and my employer knows the whole story and is VERY supportive. I will be busy for the next few days while I get caught up but promise to answer all emails. And yes if anyone is in a position to make a legal donation I would be happy to receive.

    My civil lawyer attended the entire trial and was invaluable to the process. No doubt what he learned there will only help our cause in the civil. But I can’t wait to see that bill. Also I’ve learned the transcript is going to cost around $2000. Worth every penny.


    So, the very first court appearance was way back in July 2010. I hadn’t been arrested yet (didn’t know I was going to be arrested) and I fully intended to represent myself as it was my understanding that Ms. Belotte was representing herself.

    So a couple hours before the hearing, Moxon has a process server drop off a thick pack of “evidence” to my apartment and makes it official that he is now representing Ms. Belotte. So I get to the hearing early and I’m waiting in this tiny waiting room when in marches Moxon, Ms. Belotte, Ms. Stanard, and Ms. Turissi. (But these women don’t report to Ms. Belotte so I’m not sure what they were doing there - huh.)

    And boy did they have fun. They laughed it up and chitty chatted for an hour as we waited for the judge. I got to hear about how much they are expanding and all the book sales in Baltimore and all the new First Starts (my old stat) and blah blah blah.

    It was a little intimidating.

    So then we have the hearing and long story short is that the judge gives me some time to think over whether or not I still want to represent myself.

    Fast forward a couple weeks now. I’ve been arrested and have sat in jail for 36 hours. I’ve been charged with a serious domestic violence crime. And things are looking a little glum. (But at the same time, Anonymous is firing off a multitude of harpoons to the appropriate ACLU office here in Washington.)

    Some of you may remember that I was contacted by the ACLU and was asked if there is anything I can do to get people to quit calling and quit emailing. I told them if they wanted to write something up I would post it, but that I’m not the boss of Anonymous.

    So I show up for the next status hearing and now I do have a lawyer - a good one. Now the demeanor of the Scientologists isn’t quite so chipper. In fact there’s a palpable feeling of concern amongst them.

    So I go back into the tiny waiting room and take a seat next to a gentleman that was wearing a suit and tie. I wait quietly waiting while my lawyer signed in and was doing some preliminary stuff. The gentleman leans over and says “Are you Brian?” I said yes and he said “I’m so and so from the ACLU. I would like permission to sit in on your hearing.” (!!!) Absolutely you can sit in on my hearing! And we start to talk a little bit and Moxon comes into the room and sees this going on.

    I pointed out Moxon to the ACLU lawyer who then stood up and introduced himself and asked Moxon for his permission to sit in on the hearing.

    Moxon was stultified. It took him a good three seconds of just starting at him before he eventually answered. “No. I don’t think that would be appropriate.” To which the ACLU lawyer responded: “Well actually I don’t need your permission I was just trying to be polite. I will be sitting in on the hearing.” (ZING!)

    Again Moxon is stultified for a few seconds and then says “Can I talk to you out in the hallway for a minute?” The lawyer looked ntrigued and entertained Moxon’s request. I could hear Moxon in the hallway telling him that Anonymous this and Anonymous that. Blah blah blah.

    When the ACLU lawyer returned into the waiting room, he was not impressed. He told me and my lawyer the ridiculous things Moxon was saying to him in the hallway. Not a good first impression.

    Now fast forward a few more weeks and I’m attending my first status hearing in the -criminal- trial. Guess who shows up - the ACLU lawyer. So now I have a civil lawyer, a criminal lawyer, and an ACLU lawyer showing some interest in both cases. Stark contrast to that very first day before Judge Beaudin when the Scientologists certainly thought they would just overwhelm me early on and that I would cave in and go away.

    In fact, Mr. Moxon was completely willing to make some sort of informal agreement that first day when we went before Judge Beaudin. As Ms. Belotte sat right next to Moxon, Moxon told the judge that if I didn’t want to get a lawyer and wanted to settle this informally with him, that “would be ideal”.

    What’s this? Ms. Belotte wanting to make an informal deal to get me to stay away? But I later would evolve into this psycho-sexual predator who has been stalking her for months with an erection, who has threatened to blow up her place of work. In her legal filings she said: “He’s getting more unstable and I am afraid of what he will do to me.”

    Why on Earth would it be “ideal” to make a gentlemen’s agreement with such a person?

    Well their story spiraled out of control. They kept telling more and more lies trying to get a handle on the situation. And in the criminal trial they were caught up BIG TIME in many of those lies.

    But I digress...

    So Moxon sees that the ACLU lawyer is there at the criminal trial status hearing. I’m sitting next to this ACLU lawyer and Moxon comes walking up to us. He glares at the ACLU lawyer for a few seconds without saying anything. It was INTENSE!

    Finally he says “Hello Mr. so and so.”

    ACLU: “Hello Mr. Moxon.”

    Moxon: “So uh, do you represent Anonymous now?”

    ACLU: “I don’t represent anybody.”

    Moxon: “Are you going to help defend Mr. Mandigo in this case?”

    And remember, these two have already developed a rather contentious rapport.

    ACLU: “Maybe. .... If I have to.”

    Moxon just glared at him for what seemed to be an eternity. And the ACLU lawyer glared right back the whole time. It was friggin intense! My heart was pounding. Then after that epic staredown, Moxon turns around and walks out of the courtroom.

    Woo fucking Hoo! I’ll never forget that. Amazing.

    Ok seriously, I’m done." <3
    Last edited: May 8, 2011