BE SCOFIELD'S COVERAGE OF "LOVE HAS WON" CULT CITED BY NEW YORK TIMES, PEOPLE MAGAZINE, WASHINGTON POST, THE DAILY BEAST & OXYGEN (5/5/2021)
Be Scofield was the first to break the story of the death of Love Has Won cult leader Amy Carlson. As a result, widespread coverage ensued. NYT, Daily Beast, People, Washington Post & Oxygen all cited Scofield's original reporting. Other coverage included Newsweek, NBC News, FOX news, CBS, Huffington Post and dozens more.
BE SCOFIELD'S REPORTING LEADS TO DR. PHIL SEASON PREMIERE (SEPTEMBER, 2020)
Be Scofield's original reporting on the Crestone, Colorado based cult called Love Has Won was recently turned into a special two-episode season premiere of the Dr. Phil show. The episode came about after Scofield worked with a producer of the show. It features the cult leader and her family in addition to ex-followers and current members.
Three-time Emmy winning CBS news reporter and 48 Hours producer Paul LaRosa hired a “well-regarded Medical Examiner who is prominent in the field” to independently review Carla Jean Shaffer’s autopsy and hospital report. The Medical Examiner says he believes Carla Shaffer was murdered.
“I’m stunned that they called this an accident,” the Medical Examiner told LaRosa. “This is a homicide and I don’t say that lightly…It doesn’t add up…This case stinks of something.”