Despite many gurus and babas implicated for crimes including murder, rape, tax evasion and fraud, Indians continue to flock to self-styled godmen.
When I contacted the email address of a cult whose members all died by suicide in 1997, I wasn't expecting an answer.
If someone you’re close to is posting about #SaveOurChildren or spouting other QAnon-inspired propaganda, you might want to step in.
HBO's docuseries 'The Vow' makes clear that NXIVM was filled with Hollywood types—but why was the cult so good at recruiting them?
Given the Church of Scientology's history of unusual recruitment techniques, it's pretty likely this is all just a PR move.
He came up with some pretty absurd ways to get money from his followers.
“Jesus is an assault weapons manufacturer.”
One of the people in the bunker, who said he had never been to school and had not gotten a haircut in nine years, managed to escape to a local bar and seek help.
James "Taipan" Salerno founded the cult in the early 80s. Yesterday, he was found guilty of repeatedly sexually abusing a young member.