Quack healer who claimed he could cure cancer over Skype and make the lame walk with 'star magic' faces jail

Mail Online | 9/20/2017 | Amie Gordon For Mailonline
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A quack who claimed to be able to heal cancer patients over Skype after he saw the soul of dead woman fly out of her body is facing a jail term.

Jerry Sargeant, 39, said he discovered his abilities with 'Star Magic' after surviving a car crash with his family in Romania.

Woman - Sargeant - Spirit - Heavens

The woman he was travelling with was killed and Sargeant said he saw her spirit ascending to the heavens.

Sargeant did not attend his trial earlier this year and was convicted in his absence of four charges under the Cancer Act, 1939. The maximum sentence for the offence is three months in jail.

Sargeant - Facilitator - Claims - Blueprint - Star

Sargeant titled himself 'The Facilitator' and claims to be able to 'edit your karmic blueprint' on his website Star Magic Healing.

Star Magic Healing Limited, of which he is the sole director, was found guilty of two charges.

Arrest - Warrant - Trial - March - Sentence

An arrest warrant was issued after he failed to attend his trial in March and he faces sentence at Westminster Magistrates' Court today.

Kirsty Panton, prosecuting, said Sargeant was charged after Trading Standards expressed concerned over the trading activities of his website.

Officers - June - Year - Site - Treatment

Officers began investigating in June last year and found the site was 'purporting to offer treatment for cancer.'

Ms Panton said one advert, entitled 'Energy Healing For Cancer Treatment', said readers had arrived at the place 'where the best cancer treatment can be found.'

Method - Sargeant - Treatment - Cancer

It boasted of a 'therapeutic method developed uniquely by [Sargeant]' which had been 'proven' to be an effective treatment for cancer.

Another advert, entitled 'Energy Healing & Western Medicine', talked about finding the 'root cause to help individuals,' which meant they did not need chemotherapy.

Sargeant - Hands

It also claimed that Sargeant could 'heal you with my hands'.

Officers interviewed Sargeant on 23 November, when he told police that he had discovered his abilities after the crash in Romania.

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Ms Panton told the court: 'He said...
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