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New Year, Old Cons

Despite repeated calls for a national ‘mental revolution’, Indonesia remains ripe for scams perpetrated by self-styled holy men claiming magical powers. Police in...

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Sexual Healing Swindle

Want to get rich quick? Or cure an illness via alternative healing? Then think twice before visiting a friendly dukun (shaman). Why? Because he may molest you as part of...

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Belief in black magic is a psychological condition that afflicts millions of people who are susceptible to the power of suggestion because they have been raised to...