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CanadaEdmonton psychic charged in alleged scam, police believe there are more victims

01:40  12 june  2019
01:40  12 june  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Edmonton psychic charged in alleged scam, police believe there are more victims © Supplied: Edmonton Police Service Edmonton police believe there are likely more victims after a psychic was charged with 10 counts of fraud.

Edmonton police have arrested and charged a woman accused of defrauding 10 people in Alberta and more in Ontario.

Between April 2018 and May 2019, police said 10 similar incidents took place at the business Sable Psychic Studio. A woman claiming to be a psychic who worked under the name Sabrina Burt or Sable is alleged to have defrauded 10 people of more than $72,500.

One person claims they lost $20,250.

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Edmonton . Two Hamilton residents have been charged in an alleged scam involving rental properties. Police began investigating and say they uncovered seven additional victims . Police say they believe there may be other victims and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Investigators learned that the victim had met a psychic using the name “Evanna” approximately four The woman, police said, had convinced the victim that in order to get rid of “evil spirits” in his The victim sold his car and used his credit card and other forms of payments to meet several other

According to police, the victims were told they needed to pay a fee that cost thousands of dollars for a special crystal for a procedure that would remove negative energy. The accused reportedly told the victims they would receive a refund of the fee after the procedure had taken place.

In addition to changing the price and misrepresenting the services, the refund never occurred, police said.

"Investigators believe the accused exploited the complainants’ vulnerabilities to convince them to pay ever-increasing amounts of money towards the crystal procedure," police said in a news release on Tuesday.

On Monday, police arrested Cynthia Burt and charged her with six counts of fraud over $5,000 and four counts of fraud under $5,000.

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The 22-year-old was wanted on Canada-wide warrants for similar charges in Ontario, police said.

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Detectives believe there may be more victims and are asking anyone who may have had similar encounters with Burt to contact the EPS.

Anyone with any information about this or any other crime is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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Police say 23-year-old Cynthia Burt operated out of a storefront on Lakeshore Road in Oakville under the alias "Psychic Jasmine." Halton police have arrested a fortune teller who allegedly defrauded a client out of $200,000. Police say 23-year-old Cynthia Burt operated out of a storefront on Lakeshore Road in Oakville unde READ MORE: Edmonton psychic charged in alleged scam, police believe there are more victims Police say the accused preyed upon the alleged victim's vulnerable situation.

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