"The scourge of cult leaders around the world."

Be Scofield, founder of The Guru Magazine, is one of the most prominent journalists in the world exposing cults. Her articles have over 2 million views in the last few years and have led to international coverage, documentaries & the shutting down of some of the largest cults. Stories based on her work have appeared on NETFLIX, Dr. Phil, CNN, New York Times, Newsweek, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, Playboy, VICE, CBC, Die Zeit, The New Zealand Herald and more. Over 200 news articles in 40 countries have been based on Be's original reporting. She is represented by the United Talent Agency and received pro bono legal representation from the corporate law firm Davis Wright Tremaine against a frivalous lawsuit about one of her stories. She was recently featured in a front page profile on Fair Observer. 

Be regularly receives invitations to appear in the media including from The Dr. Phil Show, Leah Remini's A&E Cult Series, movie networks, documentary film makers and producers. 

Mentioned In:

New York Times, Washington Post, People, BBC, Playboy, Netflix, Daily Mail



"Chills all over! Incredible..."

"This is remarkable..."

"Powerful and intriguing..."

"Astounding work..."

Interview and Feature in the Guardian

The Guardian interviewed Be Scofield and featured her story in their in-depth investigation of Bentinho Massaro.



Was Carla Jean Shaffer Murdered on Orcas Island? 

Read Be Scofield's riveting expose about the suspicious death of Carla Jean Shaffer 13 years ago on Orcas Island. She had discovered a "dark side" to Aaravinda Himadra's group and wanted out.  


Watch the Documentaries Based on Be Scofield's Work

Inside the Thai Spiritual Haven Run by an Alleged Sexual Abuser

‘Cult’ Leader Claims He Can Change The Weather

Tech Bro Guru: Bentinho Massaro & a Suicide

In 2017 Be Scofield traveled to Sedona, AZ on short notice because her astrologer said to get there on her birthday to set her "solar return" for the upcoming year. Within in a few days she mysteriously discovered Bentinho Massaro and ended up infiltrated his cult for a month. Her story went viral getting 200,000 views in a few weeks and eventually led to two short documentaries (VICE & Barcroft), news coverage & Playboy article. One of Massaro's students commited suicide while on his retreat nine days after the story appeared. 

“The cult phenomenon is real, it’s harmful, and we need people like her who can give it a voice.” 

- Alexandra Stein, author of Terror, Love and Brainwashing  

Playboy Article Based on Be's Original Reporting

Playboy Magazine published an expose on Bentinho Massaro, based on Be Scofield's "Tech Bro Guru" story. 

de Volkskrant Publishes Front Page Article on The New Tantra Based on Be's Expose

Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant did an in-depth profile on Alex Vartman's The New Tantra based off of Be's original story "The Mad Hatter."