But take caution here. Even her 'coming clean' is not to be trusted at all. There is a principle called
Road to Damascus Fraud - a person of weak integrity, who is seduced by one philosophy and extols it through practices of vehemency, virtue or deception, who then switches to the exact opposite philosophy and thereafter uses similar tactics and/or intensity of fanaticism - is not to be trusted. They have not 'seen the light'. Their conversion is not evidence of validity of their latter philosophy, nor evidence of the invalidity of the former.
Michael Prescott has a few articles about the Fox Sisters on his blog:
Along the way, Kate and Maggie fell on hard times, became alcoholics, and eventually recanted their claims of psychic powers, saying that their act was fraudulent. Still later, they withdrew their confessions and said they had been pressured into admitting to fraud in exchange for monetary compensation. The affair is still controversial.