That old black magic got one Edmonton victim in its spell, police say, and recently cost someone in the city $100,000.
City police say they’ve received numerous reports of fraudsters who pose as astrologers and psychic readers.
Some victims have forked over money after they were led to believe they were cursed with black magic or witchcraft.
In a recent investigation, one Edmontonian was tricked into paying up to $100,000 in cash and gold to chase away the black magic.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.