Thursday, 18. December 2014
08. 12. 12. - 18:00
A bogus faith healer who conned hundreds of women into bed saying sex with him would cure them has been jailed for 14 years.
Hairdresser Jan Jano advertised his healing therapy service on a website in Prague, Czech Republic, and asked potential patients to send in their photographs with details of their medical problems.
Prosecutors told judges he selected only the most attractive women as patients and convinced them that sex would release their own self-healing powers.
"Sometimes it was with him, sometimes it was at orgies which they went to with him," the court heard.
Jano - who told his patients that their fees went to charity - was arrested when one of his clients became suspicious.
Judge Eva Brazdilova said: "You preyed on vulnerable women and abused the victims’ unfavourable circumstances to your own advantage."
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