Tag Archive for Curse

Psychic burned through client’s cash

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“Where’s the rest of my money?” “Oh, I had to burn it to remove the curse. It’s all good now!” A lawsuit alleges a psychic preyed on a vulnerable person. Not news, but let’s share. Psychic Claims She Burned the Money. A spiritual guide defrauded a grieving Florida woman of nearly $10,000 and told her…

As the statue turns…

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Confirmation of why a statue in a UK museum mysteriously rotated. Neb-Senu, ‘Possessed’ Rotating Egyptian Statue, Mystery Solved. Eerie footage had experts in a spin, but now the mystery surrounding a “possessed” ancient statue has been solved following a scientific investigation. Vibration expert Steve Gosling undertook a 24-hour test by placing a specialist three-axis sensor…

Iennys was not well liked. In fact, he was cursed.

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An interesting find… Ancient Magician’s Curse Tablet Discovered in Jerusalem | LiveScience. A lead curse tablet, dating back around 1,700 years and likely written by a magician, has been discovered in a collapsed Roman mansion in Jerusalem, archaeologists report. The text is written in Greek and, in it a woman named Kyrilla invokes the names…

Grease “curse” invoked for Olivia’s house nightmare

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Recall a few weeks ago that Rosie O’Donnell backed out of the purchase of Olivia Newton-John’s Florida home. This was after a ritual took place supposedly to cleanse the place after the builder doing the renovations, Christopher Pariseletti, committed suicide IN the house. Well, the beat goes on. EXCLUSIVE: Grease star Olivia Newton-John hires priest…

Tacky egg ritual convinced people of evil spirits, gave psychic their money

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Two victims, initially embarrassed about falling for the psychic scam, eventually came forward. Police: Manitowoc ‘psychic’ scams two victims out of $35,000 | Herald Times Reporter | htrnews.com. Police in Wisconsin arrested a 37-year-old Manitowoc woman after she allegedly scammed two residents out of about $35,000 with psychic services. She will be charged with two…

Russian TV psychics take old woman’s life savings

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Russia also has their problems with psychics and their manufactured “curses”. Russian TV Psychics Face Jail on Fraud Charges. Psychics who charged an elderly Russian woman almost $20,000 to lift a supposed curse have themselves been charged with fraud and now face up to 10 years in jail, prosecutors said Thursday. The 75-year-old resident from…

Russian police bust psychic scammers

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The widespread psychic scam to remove “curses” is also working in Russia. Police take action to bust a group for fraud. Moscow Police Exorcise Psychic Group | Crime | RIA Novosti. Moscow police have once again entered the dark realms of the paranormal, busting a Russian “psychic” ring that has been lifting curses for money…

The mystery of the cursed money

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We can find some reasonable, if unfortunate, causes instead of a “curse” but the story is intriguing. Curse? Gardener didn’t live to enjoy cash he found – chicagotribune.com. The death of a McHenry County man, just days before he was to collect some of the $150,000 he found in his garden, is causing some to…

They must appease the spirit and rebury the remains

The Sun Emperor or Golden Man of Kazakhstan. (Wikimedia commons)

What is this, Scooby Doo? A fantastic archaeological find must be sacrificed due to local superstitious-based outcry. Kazakhstan to Rebury Ancient Warlord, Fearing ‘Curse’ | World | RIA Novosti. Ever heard about the curse of the pharaohs? Well, how about the curse of a 2,500-year-old chief of a nomadic Scythian tribe that brings about floods,…

Missoni lost plane found

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In an update to this story of a missing plane, the plane has been found. Plane carrying Missoni fashion director found off Venezuela – CNN.com. Nearly six months after it went missing off Venezuela’s coast, authorities have located the small plane that was carrying Italian fashion boss Vittorio Missoni and five others, the country’s Interior…

The mystery of the Manchester museum moving mummy statuette (UPDATE: Solved!?)

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Fascinating! Intriguing. Can’t wait to hear more on this. Video: The curse of the spinning statue at Manchester Museum – Manchester Evening News. An ancient Egyptian statue has spooked museum bosses – after it mysteriously started to spin round in a display case. The 10-inch tall relic, which dates back to 1800 BC, was found…

Blessing scam exposed in San Fran mag

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San Francisco Weekly has a long-read expose on this widespread problem of spirit scams operating in Asian communities around the world. We’ve reported on many of them. The key is awareness and local officials are trying their best to warn women but face the power of belief in evil spirits. Ghost Stories: Scams Targeting S.F.’s…