Be very careful when dealing with online “gurus.”

Here’s an interesting article outlining some of the dastardly deeds committed by some of the best-known online gurus.

Instead of being a conduit for help, the internet was just one more part of a complicated trap — a trap which perverts intimacy and turns it into money. The disembodied voice that identified itself as Ron Martino was able to single out Joseph, fabricate a bond, and then exploit that trust for financial gain. And after he had Joseph’s money, Martino simply vanished. Almost like he never really existed.

Interesting stuff. Here’s the vid if you’re so inclined: