Zak Bagans' Paranormal Year In Review 2021
The world started to return to normal in 2021, and it soon seemed to be business as usual for 'Ghost Adventures' star Zak Bagans, who had a busy and exciting 12 months.
Here at Higgypop HQ we've been following the news, gossip and paranormal encounters of Zak, which included new investigations for the GAC team, plenty of exciting side projects for Zak, and one very busy Halloween. Join us as we re-live Zak's spooktacular year.
Zak Attempted To Contact The Spirit Of Elisa Lam At The Cecil Hotel
Photo: © Discovery+
Conman Impersonating Zak Bagans Swindles $35k Out Of 'Ghost Adventures' Fan
In February, a Ghost Adventures fan from New Zealand was conned out of her lifesavings and landed criminal charges after a scammer impersonating the ghost hunter Zak contacted her.
Kim-Marie Jackson, a 46-year-old carer, started following the 'Ghost Adventures' frontman in 2018. With more than 750k followers on Instagram it was unlikely that she would get a private message from the famous paranormal investigator, but she soon did and the conversation lead to her losing $35k.
The messages were sent from an unofficial account in Zak's name. Kim-Marie told Otago Daily Times that she was sceptical at first, but the scammer did everything he could to convince her that he was the real Zak Bagans. Kim-Marie said, "he was good, he really made me believe it."
Eventually the imposter transferred sum of money out of the blue in May 2019 and instructed her to send the money on to an overseas account. By doing this she had inadvertently become part of an international fraud syndicate. The criminal gang had used her as a money mule to move the funds, something which is illegal in New Zealand, but police let her off with a warning.
Post Malone's Revealed That His Belief Ghost Grew After His Encounter With Zak's Famous Dybbuk Box
Car Crashes Through The Gates Of Zak's Haunted Museum
In March, TMZ reported that a car had crashed through the gates of Zak's Haunted Museum in Las Vegas before smashing into a parked security guard's car. The dramatic incident was caught on the museum's security cameras. The footage shows a car speeding along the wrong side of the road on a rainy night before smashing through the museum's fence.
A security guard who was sat in the parked car in the grounds of the museum was taken to hospital, but only suffered minor injuries. His car was pushed into one of the museum's signs causing additional damage. As for the driver of the offending car, they sped off seemingly barely slowed by two consecutive collisions. A police report released after the incident stated that the driver lost control in the wet conditions.
Zak Collaborates With Filmmaker Eli Roth For Halloween
Zak Stepped Up To Halloween On Discovery+ & Food Network
Zak Returns To The Goldfield Hotel
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