Tag Archive for Curse

Ohio psychic scam busted

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News brief: Another psychic caught using the old standby, I must remove the curse on you, give me money. She was arrested. Remember, all psychics are basically useless and you DON’T have a curse. Don’t be gullible. A Madison woman faces charges for allegedly using her psychic reading business as a fear tactic to scam people…

Psychic scam warning from police in Edmonton

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News snippet: Police in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada are warning residents not to fall prey to psychics and astrologers who make extraordinary claims. The old black magic has victims in its spell, and Edmonton police say swindlers who pose as astrologers or psychic readers are to blame. Victims of recent scams come from across Canada, including…

The neighbor from hell

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One would think that living in Glastonbury, this kind of neighbor would be common. Glastonbury woman in court after claiming neighbour was a witch who cursed her A GLASTONBURY woman who waged a campaign of harassment against her neighbour claiming she was a witch and had put a curse on her has been ordered not…

Afghan curse of 39 causing economic problems

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There is supposedly a curse associated with the number ’39’ in Afghanistan. People are refusing license plates that has that number and it’s beginning to piss off the government. This exact issue has come up in the past as well. Afghan car buyers urged to defy the ‘curse of 39’ – Yahoo Finance UK. Afghans’…

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…

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…

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

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

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

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…

Coventry peppered with psychic scam advertisements

The title of this news story says it all: Faith healers preying on vulnerable in Coventry with bogus claims of miracle cures – Coventry Telegraph. A warning has gone out for members of the public to beware of tricksters purporting to be faith healers and clairvoyants. They advertise their services through leaflet drops, free newspapers…

The mystery of the cursed money

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…