FBI raids church; 4 charged for fake COVID cure – South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The sale of a Miracle Mineral Solution as a COVID-19 treatment -- that prosecutors call bleach -- has resulted in federal charges against Mark Grenon, 62, and his sons, Jonathan Grenon, 34, Jordan Grenon, 26, and Joseph Grenon, 32, in Miami federal court. Source: FBI raids church; 4 charged for fake COVID cure - South …

Feds charge Florida man, sons with selling fake coronavirus cure | WEAR

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man and his three sons are facing federal charges that they illegally sold a bleachlike chemical mixture as a miracle cure for the new coronavirus and other diseases, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The substance marketed as Miracle Mineral Solution was sold nationwide through an entity called the Genesis …

The most notorious anti-vax groups use Facebook to lay the groundwork against the novel coronavirus vaccine | Media Matters for America

Key takeaways: The three most prominent U.S. anti-vaccination organizations -- National Vaccine Information Center, Children’s Health Defense, and Informed Consent Action Network -- are using Facebook and other major social media platforms to lay the groundwork for widespread coronavirus vaccine rejection. Facebook allows these groups to identify their organizations with descriptors like “Educational Research Center” …

Florida Church Raided After Selling Bleach as COVID-19 Cure

The FDA had issued an injunction for pastor Mark Grenon and his sons to halt distribution of their “Miracle Mineral Solution.” Authorities conducted a raid Wednesday afternoon at the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing in Florida after the Food and Drug Administration issued an injunction ordering a pastor and his sons to stop distributing of …

Feds charge Florida man, sons with selling fake virus cure | WSET

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man and his three sons are facing federal charges that they illegally sold a bleachlike chemical mixture as a miracle cure for the new coronavirus and other diseases, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The substance marketed as Miracle Mineral Solution was sold nationwide through an entity called the Genesis …

Church of Scientology got up to $350k in taxpayer coronavirus bailouts despite being worth $2billion | Brinkwire

  Branches in New York, Washington, D.C., and Florida, received business loans ranging from $150,000 to $300,000, according to the U.S. Treasury. The controversial church – which boasts super-rich and celebrity members – received special loans introduced to boost the economy in the wake of the pandemic. The cash injections are aimed at staving off …

Million$ of Coronavirus Relief Loans Given to Big-Name Local Companies – NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego County businesses received between $3.9 to $6.5 billion in loans through the federal government’s coronavirus disaster fund. San Diego County businesses received between $3.9 billion and $6.5 billion in loans through one of the federal government’s coronavirus disaster fund. A total of 47,000 companies based in or operating within the county received loans …