‘Faith healer’ Conned 2 Women Out of $85,700


A self-proclaimed faith healer, chakra aligner and remover of impurities was jailed on accusations that he swindled two women he met at Aventura Mall out of nearly $100,000, Hallandale Beach police say.

Known to his accusers as “Dorian” and “Robert” but booked into jail as Joe Alvarez, 32, police aren’t sure what his real name is, police reports show.

Promising to expel bad luck and cleanse the women of harmful spiritual impurities through rituals and sacrifices, Alvarez over a period of several months took the two for a combined $85,700, police reports show.

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