Be Scofield’s independent reporting has received over 1.5 million views in the last few years alone and stories based on her work have appeared on Netflix, Dr. Phil, The Guardian, CNN, Playboy, Daily Mail, CBC, New Zealand Herald, Die Zeit, and more. Her reporting has led to the shutting down of large cults and exposing widespread sexual abuse within the tantra scene.


DR. PHIL: Love Has Won Cult (Season Premiere)


NETFLIX: (Un)Well: The Dark Side of Wellness (Segment on Agama Yoga)

BARCROFT: ‘Cult’ Leader Claims He Can Change The Weather (Bentinho Massaro)

VICE: The Controversial Guru Who Wants to ‘Upgrade Civilization’ (Bentinho Massaro)

JEZEBEL: Inside the Thai Spiritual Haven Run by an Alleged Sexual Abuser (Agama Yoga)

Selected Coverage

PLAYBOY: When Spirituality Goes Viral (Bentinho Massaro)

THE GUARDIAN: ‘Under Swami’s spell’: 14 tourists claim sexual assault by guru at Thai yoga retreat

TOOFAB: From Wu-Tang to HBO to Spokesman for the Gods

THE GUARDIAN: Thailand’s Agama yoga school to close after sexual assault claims

THE DAILY MAIL: Meet the glamorous American cult leader nicknamed the Gucci Guru

CNN GREECE: Thailand: Guru yoga is accused of raping his disciples

AZCENTRAL: Bentinho Massaro’s Sedona Experiment: How the search for enlightenment led to a digital cult

NEW ZEALAND HERALD: Kiwis speak about yoga leader, Swami Vivekananda Saraswati, at Thailand yoga retreat Agama

CBC: ‘It was brainwashing’: Canadian speaks out about yoga guru accused of sexual assault

COSTA RICA STAR: Controversial U.S “Spiritual Guru” Teal Swan Will Offer Workshops at her Costa Rica Center in July

DE ZEIT: Namaste, My Rapist


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