FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
The Fake Priest Accused of Swindling Millions
“Father” Ryan claimed to be a priest. But followers say he was a con man, scamming victims to fund a lifestyle which included extravagant purchases… like a herd of llamas.
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Trapped in a South Korean Fringe Church
Former members of Shincheonji speak with VICE World News and tell us why it’s so difficult to leave the church.
Let Lee Explain
The Self-Help Program That Became a "Sex Cult"
Lee explains the inticricies of the cult and why its been in national headlines the past few weeks.
Finding Salvation with an Online Cult
Vice's Charlet Duboc goes to LA to meet Unicole Unicron, a self-described pop-spiritual cult leader and founder of the religion Unicult
The Controversial Guru Who Wants to 'Upgrade Civilization'
Bentinho Massaro claims to be helping his followers by encouraging spiritual enlightenment with an eye toward “upgrading civilization.” His followers praise his style, but critics slam his fringe ideas and irreverent tactics.
Meet Lizzy Rose, your friendly neighbourhood exorcist. From her home in the Melbourne suburbs, she helps people rid themselves of demons, spirits, entities and all kinds of bad vibes.
The Last Man of Mahana
In a remote commune in the forests of the Coromandel, a utopian dream has turned sour. We visit Arthur, one of Mahana’s last founding members, to learn about his life in the reclusive community, his battles with other residents, and his hopes of seei
Inside the Superhuman World of the Iceman
Almost everything Wim has done was previously thought to be impossible - but he’s not a freak of nature, anybody can do what he does. They just have to learn the method.