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Financial planning group targeted by regulator used teachings of Scientology

Discussion in 'Scientology Infiltrates Society' started by CommunicatorIC, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Financial planning group targeted by regulator used teachings of Scientology.

    Financial Review: Scientologist ethos used to train NSG financial planners to sell life insurance

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    by Sally Rose

    A Melbourne-based financial planning group targeted by the regulator in a landmark court case used the teachings of Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard as part of its staff training, a former employee has claimed.

    The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) last week filed civil action against NSG Services, formerly trading as National Sterling Group. ASIC alleges the firm failed to properly train its staff and acted in a way that was not in its clients best interests, including pushing unnecessary life insurance products.

    "The facilitator told us the training was based on the teachings of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard but that the business wasn't associated with Scientology, it just liked the philosophy," said former National Sterling trainee Dylan Romano.

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  2. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    John P. has done some research on this. Tony Ortega has his update. See third story.

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    The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (their SEC) is suing NSG Services (formerly National Sterling Group) for failing to train its staff properly and acting against its clients best interests. The regulator is charging that the company trained its staff to use high-pressure sales sales tactics to get them to buy unnecessary insurance products.

    Executive Director (i.e., CEO) Tony Tzouvellis is an IAS Patron Meritorious, having contributed at least $250,000 (not sure whether US$ or AU$) in total. He also is listed in Scientology Service Completions as having reached OT VII in 2010.

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