Posts Tagged: fraud

Some Bots Not Evil

"Not all bots are used for fraud. Google Inc., for example, uses bots to find information on the Internet."


New Jersey Sucker Birthrate Probably Double The National Average

A woman named Karen Brown, of Randolph, New Jersey, is suing her former psychic counselor for fraud, claiming the storefront clairvoyant, Paula Lee, took her for $160,000. As the Asbury Park Press reports: "Brown became convinced that Lee 'had genuine psychic abilities, powers and the ability to influence future events,' the suit said. She claimed she could communicate with departed souls and convinced Brown she was under a curse and 'dark forces were obstructing her efforts to find happiness,' the suit said." While it's difficult to totally excuse the victim in such a case, Ms. Lee seems like a particularly predatory fake-psychic. Besides depression and marital problems, Brown [...]