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.
A Former Cult Member Explains How He Escaped
We sat down with Steven Hassan, a former cult member turned expert on the subject, to hear how he broke away from the infamous Unification Church back in the 1970s.
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.