This is an investigation into one of the individuals that appeared on the motivational DVD, "The Secret." The investigation was done by Australia's Channel Nine on the program A Current Affair, with correspondent Ben Fordham, and so far appears in three segments.
Note: Previous post on related topic in blog post entitled "The Secret... Cult?"
Part One - "The Secret Exposed", May 28, 2007:
Part Two - "The Secret Con", June 1, 2007:
Part Three - The Secret's David Schirmer Under Investigation:
More news coverage:
"Trading Secrets", July 14, 2007, PerthNow, The Sunday Times
"In another development, the only Australian motivational speaker to feature in The Secret, investment guru David Schirmer, is under investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. It follows a report by A Current Affair, which raised serious questions over his business dealings and discovered a long line of unpaid and disgruntled investors."
Other related sites:
"The Truth About David Schirmer" - Some informative pieces, from July 2007
Get Rich Quack: David Schirmer of The Secret - Get Rich Slowly