Tag Archive for jail

Convicted “psychics” admit it was all a scam

Several psychics that are in jail admit that they were scamming people. In other news, water is wet. But, there are several more interesting threads to this story that I encourage everyone to read in its entirety. Source: The Secret to the Psychic Trade? It’s in the Parole Board Transcripts – The New York Times Celia…

Kevin Trudeau Appeals Conviction: Says the government messed up the case

As expected, Kevin Trudeau appealed his conviction on contempt of court charges that sent him to prison for 10 years. This article also give us some insight into why we still see his dubious books for sale and his ridiculous infomercials on TV. Infomercial Scammer Kevin Trudeau Appeals Conviction – Consumerist. The appeal contends that…

Will the public get 10 years safely isolated from Trudeau? YES! (Updated)

Updated 17-Mar-2014 Perpetually prosecuted pitchman Trudeau was sentenced on Monday. They asked for ten years and they got it. Kevin Trudeau: Prosecutors ask 10 years in prison – chicagotribune.com. Federal prosecutors want jailed TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for repeatedly defying court orders to pay a whopping $37…

Alleged psychic Mitchell heads to jail, is apologetic

In an update to this story about the conviction of psychic Sylvia Mitchell, she heads to jail. Sylvia Mitchell Update: “Sorry” NYC psychic gets 5 to15 years in prison for conning clients – Crimesider – CBS News. Sylvia Mitchell, a New York City psychic convicted of conning clients for tens of thousands of dollars, was…

Attempted manslaughter for telepathic rape

More paranormal crime excuses. Amazing, the imagination… Utah woman in ‘telepathic rape’ case pleads guilty A Centerville woman accused of urging her husband to shoot their neighbor over “telepathic rape” has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Meloney Selleneit, 55, pleaded guilty — but mentally ill — to criminal solicitation and possession of a weapon by…

Can Kevin Trudeau talk his way out of jail? (UPDATE: Released from jail)

Right where he belongs. Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau thrown in jail after lavish spending The 50-year-old convicted fraudster was jailed Wednesday by U.S. Judge Robert Gettleman, who finally lost patience with Trudeau’s repeated claims of poverty. “This is not an infomercial — you can’t talk your way out of this” Gettleman told Trudeau after the…

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…

Satanists in Zimbabwe who can’t be deported blamed for “mysterious occurrences”

Zimbabwe revokes refugee status for Satanists. ZIMBABWE has revoked the refugee status of three foreign self-professed Satanists, but remains stuck with the trio as they cannot be deported due to the international refugee law. George Rene Longange and Ngezi Ngendo Bragston from Congo, and their Rwandese counterpart Busy Mana Thenetse were granted political asylum in…