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Skeptic News: Mayan documentary filmmaker breached contract, committed fraud

An arbitrator has reportedly concluded that Julia-Levy, director of a film claiming a link between the Mayans and ancient aliens, is guilty of breached contracts and fraud. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Man sentenced for black magic scam

An Arab man will serve a four-month jail term and be deported after he tried to con an undercover policewoman by claiming he had the ability to solve her marital problems for Dh75,000, the Abu Dhabi Misdemeanour Court ruled. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Arrest made in illegal chiropractic clinic bust

State investigators are working to catch a group of people they said ran a fake chiropractic clinic after stealing a real doctor’s name.
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Skeptic News: Man charged in 'psychic' fraud case pleads guilty

One of nine members of a Broward County family of fortune tellers accused of operating a multimillion-dollar fraud on customers pleaded guilty to a lone criminal charge this week. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Chiropractic Fraud

The owners of a Jersey City chiropractic center have pleaded guilty to failing to report more than $1 million in income and taking kickbacks from medical and legal service providers in exchange for referring car crash patients to them. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Toronto man charged in alleged witchcraft scam

Toronto police have charged a man with pretending to practise witchcraft after they say a woman paid thousands of dollars for help with various ailments. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: New Jersey gay conversion therapy group sued for fraud

Four gay men who underwent treatment designed to change their sexual orientation filed a lawsuit in New Jersey on Tuesday accusing their therapists of fraud, in what may be the first suit of its kind against conversion therapists. Continue reading

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