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Psychic pleads no contest to bilking old woman

Posted in News by Skepdude on February 10, 2009

The victim began visiting Adams’ Psychic and Crystal Vision shop in the Laurelwood Shopping Center in San Mateo in January 2008, prosecutor Steve Wagstaffe said.

On her third visit, Adams began to shake and cry, telling the woman that her husband would die of a heart attack if she didn’t immediately pay $13,000 for “special prayers,” Wagstaffe said.

The woman promptly went to the bank and got the money, authorities said.

At the woman’s next visit, Adams told her that her own husband needed money for treatment or would die, Wagstaffe said. The woman gave her $9,000.

READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE AT ” THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE”

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