Skip to comments.Prison time for Miami ‘fortune teller’ who took $3M from woman to lift ‘family curse’ (#FloridaWoman)
Posted on 12/13/2022 12:05:56 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
MIAMI – Did she see this coming?
A federal judge sentenced a so-called psychic and fortune teller from Miami who prosecutors say swindled more than $3 million out of a woman by claiming she needed the money to break a family curse.
Fifty-one-year-old Samantha Stevens was sentenced to spend 30 months in prison on fraud and money laundering charges, officials said Thursday.
According to prosecutors, Stevens met the victim in 2012, gained her trust and convinced her that a curse had been placed on her family.
Stevens claimed she needed to “perform rituals on large sums of money in order to lift the curse,” prosecutors said.
The victim was led to believe that if she didn’t hand over the money, she and her family would be harmed.
Stevens, along with 42-year-old Michael Paul Guzman, with whom she was in a relationship, “spent the victim’s money on vehicles, property and casino gambling,” prosecutors said.
They said the two took the woman’s money over a four-year period, ending in 2016 after the victim could no longer pay for the rituals.
That led the victim to contact federal law enforcement.
Guzman was sentenced to spend 38 months in prison.
The two will also have to pay nearly $3.2 million in restitution.
Was the curse lifted?
An ancient scam by an ancient tribe of scammers. Surprised it has not been made more law proof. The King will lose merit from this.
“...prosecutors say swindled more than $3 million out of a woman by claiming she needed the money to break a family curse”
What about innocent until proven guilty? Prove there was no curse...
Any proof that curse didn’t go away ?
That name should have been the first clue;
Samantha Stevens was the name of a TV Witch on a very popular show of the 1960’s called Bewitched.
Samantha was played by Elizabeth Montgomery, daughter of actor Robert Montgomery, who earned 2 Academy Awards nominations for Best Actor.
Creepy. Also creepy that the victim would believe this.
But that’s what happens when you destroy orthodox Christianity. It leaves people to be victims of hysteria, fear, and fraud.
What the hell else we supposed to do with it?
... a so-called psychic and fortune teller from Miami who prosecutors say swindled more than $3 million out of a woman by claiming she needed the money to break a family curse.
That curse of too much money is *gone*!
Samantha Stevens!! did she share with Endora?
PS some people are too stupid to be left on their own......
Well, Curse ain't gonna lift itself.
You can't just run into the Dollar Store and get a can of Curse spray.
That'd be my first question as the defense attorney (I'm not one but I did sleep in a Holiday Inn Express).
ANTI-Curse spray not Curse spray. You trying to make the matter worse?
But did she break the curse?
Fifty-one-year-old Samantha Stevens was sentenced to spend 30 months in prison...
And she'd been cheating on Darren.
As Snidely Whiplash said : curses foiled again!
So these bozos get out of jail defraud someone else to pay off the first victim? they are con artists they dont have 3.2mill just laying around!
I woulda done it for $1.5
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