Tag Archive for missing persons

15 Credibility Street #28: Defense against the dark art of scare-mongering

It was just Halloween, the media is out to scare you into believing dumb things. Don’t. Tricks in treats? Not-too-deep-thinking about marijuana-laced candy warnings will bring quick realization this hazard is not worth worrying about. One incident in New Brunswick, Canada may have been nailed down but who would eat that anyway? The condition called…

Children killed for their organs in Mexico?

Organ theft? Be skeptical. Sounds like an urban legend and not enough evidence is provided. Child organ trafficking ring busted by Mexican police. Police in Mexico’s western state of Michoacan detained an alleged member of the Knights Templar cartel who is suspected of kidnapping children to harvest their organs, an official said Monday. Michoacan state…

Psychic gives readings to parents of lost children

A standard “wow” story about a psychic. The way it is told you are led to believe that she has these astounding powers. There is a test for this and you are obligated to give us actual evidence before you make such pronouncements that you can do these things. Mass. psychic has message for those who…

Media suggests dubious connection between missing persons and Bigfoot. Author responds.

Bigfoot authority takes on Park disappearances A noted Bigfoot researcher has written a book about disappearances in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and across the U.S. David Paulides, a California resident, came to Alcoa Tuesday to distribute copies of a new book to the media during a press conference that touted “disturbing new information” about…

Psychics torment families of missing loved ones

The Families of Holly Bobo, Samantha Koenig and Others on their Private Torment – ABC News. James Koenig’s 18-year-old daughter Samantha Koenig has been missing since Feb. 1 from Anchorage, Alaska. Her distraught father posted his phone numbers on missing person flyers and now he is getting phone calls with fake leads from people looking to cash…

Growing Trend in Police tips: Psychics’ visions treated the same by police as potentially valid tips.

Psychics among hundreds of tipsters in Ayla case Hundreds of tips have been phoned in to police investigating the disappearance of 20-month-old Ayla Reynolds, some of which are coming from people who are calling themselves psychics. “As of right now, we have received a total of 500 tips — 75 of those have been from…

Psychic tips not helpful to solving Baby Lisa case – psychic lashes out at critics

Missing Baby Lisa Irwin: Nothing Found at Old Casino Site, Psychic Turns Abusive on Blog – International Business Times. In response to a blog post by Dallas psychic Stephanie Almaguer, volunteers initiated a thorough search for Lisa Irwin in the vicinity of a closed casino about two miles from the missing baby’s residence. Like numerous…