Sweat Lodge Guru Charged

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Sweat Lodge Guru Charged

Post by Anaxagoras »

It's about time.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... 03299.html
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Motivational speaker James Arthur Ray was arrested Wednesday afternoon on three counts of manslaughter for deaths that happened after a sweat lodge ceremony he led in northern Arizona last year. Ray was taken into custody on an indictment at his attorney's office in Prescott, and was to be booked into the Yavapai County jail in Camp Verde, sheriff's officials said. His bond was set at $5 million.

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Another link:
The self-help superstar who teaches people about financial and spiritual wealth uses free seminars to recruit followers to more expensive events.
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5 million bond. Too bad, he'll easily post bail and be out scamming others in no time. :x
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Post by gnome »

sparks wrote:5 million bond. Too bad, he'll easily post bail and be out scamming others in no time. :x
Well, I suspect the amount is not intended to keep him there, but to discourage him from fleeing to another country before his trial. I can go for that.
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First, they murder Martin Luther King Jr., and now this? As a society, I say that in general, we ought to stop trusting folks named James Ray.

...my grandfather was a James Ray.
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