The scandal has shocked the locals in the area better known across the globe for its wine making prowess and its famous Malbec variety of grapes. She became a nun and took the habit in , according to various reports. Investigators have said Ms Kosaka, 42, lived at the Antonio Provolo Institute for the hearing impaired between — the church-run school in Lujan de Cuyo that is now the centre of sickening claims of long-term child abuse. Other victims have since made claims that Ms Kosaka was also involved in the abuse of children and took part in some of the assaults alongside the priests. Authorities believe there were at least 22 victims but there could be scores more.