Stem Cell Con Men Plead Guilty, Face Jail Time, FDA Reveals
Published: Sep 17, 2012
Back in April 2010, hidden cameras captured what Scott Pelley called "one of the most outrageous cons" ever reported by 60 Minutes. A self-proclaimed doctor named Lawrence Stowe was promising desperately ill patients the impossible -- a chance to reverse the incurable, from autism to multiple sclerosis to every kind of cancer. How? With dubious stem cell treatments that could cost upward of $100,000.