"A famous brazilian spiritual leader, who is accused of having committed sexual abuse against the hundreds of women under the pretext of treating them, handed over to the authorities, according to local media."
"the 76-year-old João Teixeira de Faria, or João de Deus (Joao of God), as he is called, claims that he is innocent. But, according to the information in the newspaper O Globo, he shall during the last week have taken out a total of € 35 million real (approximately 82 million) from several bank accounts. It got to authorities Friday to issue an arrest warrant when they feared that he would leave the country, reports several media."
"Several brazilian tv channels filming when a broken Faria arrived at the police headquarters in Goiania, in the state of Goiás at the weekend."
"the Scandal briserade after Brazil's biggest television network, TV Globo sent out a probing report about de Faria. In the report accusing several women him of sexual abuse in connection with the "
"According to the prosecutor's office in Goiás has received a total of 330 complaints from different parts of Brazil, but also from other parts of the world. Faria has also served as informal advisor to Brazil's last three presidents."