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 exposing 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 a United Talent Agency agent 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. The Guardian interviewed her in January 2020.
New York Times, Washington Post, People, BBC, Playboy, Netflix, Daily Mail
ORIGINAL REPORTING BECAME DR. PHIL SEASON PREMIERE
REPORTING COVERED ON NETFLIX's "UNWELL"
"Chills all over! Incredible..."
"This is remarkable..."
"Powerful and intriguing..."
Interview and Feature in the Guardian
The Guardian interviewed Be Scofield and featured her story in their in-depth investigation of Bentinho Massaro.
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 Programs Based on Be Scofield's Original Reporting
The Controversial Guru Who Wants to 'Upgrade Civilization'
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.