The third thief is the Swiss Arnaud Bedat, a young reporter in his country’s press when the drama broke out. “Through our wayGilles Beaulieu recalls.With Bernard, we searched for documents, we found great testimonials. But we weren’t always the first. There were often few Swiss in front of us. A man with an incredible talent for making people testify. Everywhere I went, he was already gone! An incredible friendship was born at that time. ”
Very quickly, the three men understand that they are dealing with an issue that goes beyond simple news, however brutal. “We wanted to understand how this counter-society was able to develop with complete impunity in unified countries, such as France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Canada.‘The journalist recalls.’Where do they file their taxes? How did they buy their cabins, cars, etc.? All this for years and years with impunity. “
At the head of the solar temple are two men, Belgian homeopathy doctor Luc Jouret and French fraudster Joseph de Mambro. After being searched for several days during the police, they were identified among the corpses. An investigation with the three journalists will shed light on the personality of these two sullen personalities, whose power of conviction over their followers is still impressive, nearly three decades later.
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