Meet Maria Pia Gardini
Letter to LMT from Scientology attorney, Kendrick Moxon
Presented by Stacy Brooks
February 2, 2001
Stacy Brooks, President
Lisa McPherson Trust. Inc.
33 North Fort Harrison Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33755
Re: Inducement to Breach Contract with Maria Pia Gardini
Dear Ms. Brooks:
If you are represented by counsel concerning this matter, please forward this
letter to your attorney.
I am advised that your company and its employees have sought to encourage,
induce and assist Maria Pia Gardini to violate the expressed terms of a
contract entered into with the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization.
We have a witness who states that your company paid the expenses for Ms.
Gardini to come to this country and that your company struck a deal with her to
collect 10 percent of any money that Ms. Gardini may be successful in coercing
from the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization. In apparent
confirmation of the fact that Ms. Gardini was flown to Clearwater by your
company, she was seen publicly near Church property in the company of yourself;
the Executive Vice President of LMT, Jesse Prince; and LMT employee, Teresa
As you and your employees Jesse Prince and Theresa Summers know, Ms. Gardini
entered into a settlement agreement with the Church in 1995 in which she
received a repayment of donations made to the Church and in which she agreed,
as a consideration thereof, to relinquish any claim to further payments from
the Church. Any actions or encouragement on your part to assist Ms. Gardini to
coerce payment from the Church would constitute inducement to breach the
In the settlement Ms. Gardini also agreed to forbear from disseminating,
privately or publicly, whether true or false, real or presumed or invented, her
alleged experiences in the Church. Since Ms. Gardini has associated herself
with your hate group, I can only assume that she has been encouraged to
disseminate or that you will disseminate false, derogatory and/or misleading
allegations from her regarding the beliefs or practices of the Scientology
religion and/or FSO. Such conduct would he an expressed violation of the
Please be advised that the Church takes these matters seriously, and that if it
receives credible evidence of inducement to breach Ms. Gardini's agreement, it
will pursue appropriate legal avenues for damages from your company and from
the individual employees involved.
Kendrick H. Moxon
Letter in response from LMT
attorney, John Merrett
Watch the LMT's video taped interview with Maria Pia Gardini.