Wicked witchcraft: Edmonton police warn about phony astrologers, psychic readers

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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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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.