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True crime book pulled from shelves over potentially falsified interviews with serial killers

Paul Harrison's "Mind Games" has been withdrawn from sale over claims that the author may have falsified meetings with Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, and others.

Mind Games, a true crime book pulled from shelves, was written by Paul Harrison. The cover features a red silouhette of a man with white eyes on a black background.

Urbane Publishing announced they were pulling Paul Harrison’s 2018 book Mind Games: Inside the Serial Killer Phenomenon on Friday after sources cast doubts on Harrison’s claimed encounters with serial killers like Ted Bundy and Peter Sutcliffe. All proceeds from the book will be donated to charities supporting victims of violent crimes, the publisher reports.

Harrison, a former police officer, claims to have “worked closely” with the FBI at Quantico, Virginia as part of their Behavioral Science Unit; however, seven agents reportedly denied ever knowing Harrison and disputed the author’s claims that he interviewed John Wayne Gacy and Ted Bundy.

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