Tag Archive for Marks family

Psychic black ‘Marks’ appear again

I’m fascinated by the fact that every other case about psychic crimes include someone with the last name “Marks”. Psychic charged with taking Starkville senior’s life savings. Willie Mae Allen who suffers from arthritis turned to a psychic reader for help, but the psychic reader is accused of helping herself to Allen’s life savings, WLBT…

Rose Marks gets 10 years for fraud

Alleged “psychic” Marks was found guilty of all counts of fraud last year. She has now been sentenced to jail time. Psychic fraud: Rose Marks sentenced to 10 years – Sun Sentinel. Convicted psychic swindler Rose Marks was sentenced to just over 10 years in federal prison Monday for defrauding clients of her family’s fortune-telling…

Crystal Marks pleads guilty to the standard psychic scam

This name will sound familiar but I can’t seem to directly connect her with the infamous psychic “Marks” family. But regardless, the name “Marks” raises a giant red FRAUD flag. Self-proclaimed psychic takes no-jail plea deal in scam | New York Post. Smooth-talking “psychic” Crystal Marks pleaded guilty Tuesday to scamming a Greenwich Village lawyer…

More of the Marks family sentenced for psychic fraud

After Rose Marks was convicted (has yet to be sentenced) for various fraud charges, other parts of her clan made a plea deal. Psychic fraud case: First three members of Marks family sentenced – Sun Sentinel. Three members of a South Florida family of fortune-tellers stood before a judge Monday, vowing to turn away from…

Rose Marks found guilty of all counts in fraud trial

This was just announced by the reporter following the story for the Sun Sentinel. Rose Marks found guilty of all 14 counts in […] fraud case. — Paula McMahon (@SentinelPaula) September 26, 2013 More details to follow. Here is the Chronology of the trial that was wacky all the way through. Jury finds […] Rose Marks guilty…

The Marks psychic fraud trial (Chronology. Now gone to jury.)

The chronology is below. We’ll be keeping tabs on this very interesting trial. I’m sure it will be full of revelation and drama. 29-Aug-2013 Psychic fraud charges – OrlandoSentinel.com. A grandma who gave $1 million over 30 years to a psychic she hoped would make her romantic dreams come true. A middle-aged woman convinced she’d…

Those psychic Marks just won’t go away

Fort Lauderdale fortune teller charged with fraud wants to work for online psychic service. When a Fort Lauderdale family of fortune tellers was charged with operating a multi-million dollar fraud last year, a judge banned them from working as spiritual guides or psychics — for the foreseeable future or until the case goes to trial.…

Psychics are protected by religious rights?

Psychics’ practices protected by religious rights, lawyers say – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com. What a South Florida family of psychics did for 20 years was criminal fraud, federal prosecutors say. But the Marks family’s defense team says it was something very different — religion, free speech and a sincere belief in spiritual healing. Nine members of…

“Marks” of a psychic scam (Update: Nancy Marks in jail)

Prosecutor says psychic bilked client A psychic faces a felony charge after a client told police that she was scammed out of nearly $15,000. Nancy Annette Marks, 57, made her first court appearance Tuesday. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe charged Marks with theft by deception. Howe alleges that Marks took her readings too far…

Denver psychic on trial for scamming clients

Psychic accused of theft from clients goes on trial According to police and court records, seven victims told police that Marks said she needed their cash to “draw out the bad energy” and their credit card numbers to see how frequently the number 6 appeared. Marks then refused to return the cash and used the…