According to a BBC news item today a South Korean professor who claimed he could make tap water into holy water is in trouble with the police. Prof Kim, claimed he could digitally capture the elements of holy water from Lourdes, France, that believers say has healing powers. He had sold to more than 5,000 people, making almost £870,000.
We have seen a few ‘snake oil sales‘ people coming into the Business & IP Centre over the years. But, I’ve not come across anyone selling water with magical properties so far.
Ironically, it now appears that snake oil may have some beneficial properties – Snake Oil Salesmen Were on to Something