A bogus naturopath, Laurence Perry, was convicted of manslaughter back in 2002. He was only sentenced to 12-15 months in jail. As early as 2007, there were credible reports that Laurence Perry was practicing again, in Decatur, Alabama. Then, in 2013, Laurence Perry had been reported to have been practicing “for several years” in North Carolina.
Here’s a more updated story, sharing many of the same facts, by Regenexx (Jan 2018). It seems online stem cells are still dodgy, and now the con artists look even more official, with names like the “Stem Cell Institute of America,” using a trademarked product called “PaliGen Flow.” What is PaliGen Flow? It’s worthless at best, perhaps even harmful.
Stem Cell Fraud in Korea (in Korean). A scientist explains why he reported stem cell fraud. Unfortunately, we couldn’t find English subtitles for this video yet, just know that stem cell fraud is an international phenomenon.
It seems stem cell fraud has reached at least three continents, and is spreading in the developed world. So, perhaps things are even worse than the original CBS report claimed.