Sneaky Psychics Who Raked In The Bucks: Millionaire Scammers

Whether you’re spending $1,000 an hour or simply dropping $1.99 per minute on their services, it’s no secret that psychics are still an intriguing phenomenon today. The psychic industry still manages to get a hefty amount of money (around $2 billion a year), but that doesn’t come without some backlash from the public.

Several psychics have been called out for being nothing more than crooked liars. Some of these “astonishing” clairvoyants, however, have managed to become some of the best in the business with consistent accuracy and a growing fan base, from folks living the normal life all the way to A-list celebrities.

Here are a handful of psychics who have made some serious money in their profession.

Lisa Williams (Net worth: $2 million)

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As the granddaughter of medium Frances Glazebrook, this profession was in Lisa Williams’ blood. Williams got her big break though in 2004, after meeting Merv Griffin, though she claims she did not know who he was (slightly ironic for a medium, no?). After giving a reading to the legendary host of Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, she received two shows on Lifetime: “Lisa Williams: Life Among the Dead” and “Lisa Williams: Voices From the Other Side.” She also made appearances on “Deal Or No Deal” and “America’s Psychic Challenge.” She’s also published three books.

Lisa Williams (Net worth: $2 million)

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Since her time in the spotlight, Williams has also launched her own “development school”, the Lisa Williams International School of Spiritual Development, or LWISSD for short. Courses include topics like “Deepening Your Connection With Spirit” and “The Confident Soul: Revealing The Real You!” and range in cost from $395 to $1000 per course.

Chip Coffey (Net worth: $1 million)

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Ever since he was a kid, New York native Chip Coffey always felt as if he had psychic abilities. Luckily for him, this gift transformed his life forever. He made a handful of appearances on the A&E series “Paranormal State,” which led to him hosting his own paranormal TV series titled “Psychic Kids.” Just like the other psychics on our list, his true abilities have never been scientifically verified and they appear to rely on a lot of hearsay.

Chip Coffey (Net worth: $1 million)

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Among those abilities, in addition to claiming clairvoyance, Chip also asserts that he is clairaudient meaning he can hear the spirit world and clairsentient indicating he can “feel the present, past or future physical and emotional states of others, without the use of the normal five senses”. Quite an impressive claim, considering there are plenty of people who can’t even seem to express their own current emotional state, let alone their future ones.

Uri Geller (Net worth: $10 million)

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With a career lasting over four decades, Uri Geller is one of the most profitable psychics out there. His illustrious career was the centerpiece for the documentary “The Secret Life of Uri Geller – Psychic Spy?,” which was aired on BBC. The documentary focused on Gellar’s life as a psychic spy for the CIA. Apparently, even the biggest of government agencies put a lot of stock in the abilities of psychics.

Uri Geller (Net worth: $10 million)

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Aside from his love of bending spoons and other metal objects, Geller has also taken it on himself to use his “abilities” to try to help broker peace in the Middle East. Apparently, he helped to bring about an agreement between Magen David Adom, Israel’s national emergency disaster service, and the Palestine Red Crescent Society. According to Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey, Geller not only helped “break the ice with the skills that have made him famous – a considerable number of bent spoons line the road that led to this agreement.” A few bent spoons is a small price to pay for world peace, really.

James Van Praagh (Net worth: $1 million)

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James Van Praagh received mainstream exposure with a 1999 appearance on “Larry King Live” where he was promoting his book Talking to Heaven, and the New York native has since become one of the biggest selling psychic authors. Following this appearance, he was featured on shows ranging from “The Oprah Winfrey Show” to “Unsolved Mysteries” and even “Nightline.” In 2002, CBS released the TV film “Living with the Dead,” which is based on Van Praagh’s experiences. Shortly after, Van Praagh received his own paranormal talk show, titled “Beyond with James Van Praagh,” in which he would give celebrity clients and audience members a like readings. Sadly, somehow the the show was unsuccessful and short-lived.

James Van Praagh (Net worth: $1 million)

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A year later though, things began to look up for Van Praggh. He became the co-executive producer of the CBS supernatural drama “Ghost Whisperer,” which was supposedly loosely based on his work and experiences. Starring the buxom Jennifer Love-Hewitt, the show became a profitable, if campy, paranormal success for CBS and lasted for five seasons.

Colette Baron-Reid (Net worth: $3 million)

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While pursuing a singing career in Toronto, Colette Baron-Reid also began giving psychic readings. It’s pretty easy to see which path she chose. Aside from giving numerous lectures across North America, Baron-Reid has also made appearances on “Dr. Phil” and hosted her own TV show titled “Messages From Spirit.” Baron-Reid did get back to her singing career with her 2001 debut album “Magdalene’s Garden.”

Colette Baron-Reid (Net worth: $3 million)

Colette currently offers the option of a personal consultation, a coaching session with her, or a business advisory which she claims will give you a new perspective, a certain edge, and allow you to leave an “indelible footprint in the world.” Considering the prices range from $800 an hour to $4,800, we’re assuming that footprint will have a Manolo Blahnik attached to it. But hey, a psychic’s got to eat too, right?

Gary Spivey (Net worth: $1.5 million)

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North Carolina native Gary Spivey is probably known more for his wild silver wigs than his psychic abilities. He has made a plethora of television appearances on talk shows such as “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “The Ricki Lake Show,” and he even has a small stint in World Championship Wrestling. He currently performs live casino shows and broadcasts a weekly podcast titled “Tapping In With Gary Spivey.”

Gary Spivey (Net worth: $1.5 million)

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According to Spivey, his love of distinctive hairstyles started when he was in a rock band. While music was his passion, he decided he didn’t want to commit to the life of a starving musician, so he went into the next best thing: sales, of course! We wonder if his ability to communicate with the spirit world gave Spivey a leg up on the competition…or maybe it was just the hair?

Sylvia Browne (Net worth: $1.5 million)

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Formerly an English teacher, Missouri native Sylvia Browne became a well-publicized psychic, but not for the right reasons. Browne’s career has been plagued with false and inaccurate predictions, including her prediction about her own death, which would happen 11 years earlier than she predicted during an appearance on the “Larry King Live” show. During her career, Browne wrote over 40 books and made appearances on “Larry King Live” and “The Montel Williams Show.” On November 20, 2013, Browne passed away at the age of 77.

Sylvia Browne (Net worth: $1.5 million)

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Browne’s most infamous failed prediction involved Amanda Berry, who was abducted in 2003 and would later be found alive 10 years later in 2013 along with Michelle Knight and Gina de Jesus. The three women had been trapped in the house of Ariel Castro, chained to furniture and sometimes each other, living in absolutely horrific circumstances. In 2004 though, Browne told Berry’s mother, Louwana Miller, that she believed that Berry was dead, reportedly saying, “She’s not alive, honey. Your daughter’s not the kind who wouldn’t call.” Sadly, Miller wouldn’t live long enough to be reunited with her daughter and see how false that prediction was, as she passed away in 2006.

Derren Brown (Net worth: $7.5 million)

Hailing from England, Derren Brown (no relation to Sylvia) has actually been exposing false psychics for years through his various stage shows, which have earned him two Laurence Olivier Awards in the category of Best Entertainment. Aside from stage shows, Brown has been the subject of numerous TV shows and specials, including “Derren Brown Plays Russian Roulette Live,” “Derren Brown: Hero at 30,000 Feet,” and “Derren Brown: The Heist.”

Derren Brown (Net worth: $7.5 million)

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One of Brown’s most popular predictions dealt with Britain’s National Lottery in 2009. He claimed to have correctly predicted all six numbers in a live TV special that almost 2.7 million viewers tuned in for. Brown explained that rather than magic though, he used the theory of the “wisdom of the crowd” by asking a group of 24 people for their predictions for each of the numbers, and then adding those numbers up and dividing by 24 for the average. So apparently all you need to win the lottery is 24 people and some basic math skills. No word yet on whether Brown has been allowed to participate in any subsequent lottery drawings.

John Edward (Net worth: $3 million)

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New York native John Edward traded his job as a ballroom dancing instructor for his current role as a psychic, and he has become one of the most popular figures in the United States. From 1999 to 2004, Edward was the producer and host of the syndicated show “Crossing Over with John Edward,” which featured the psychic giving readings to audience members. He has made appearances on ‘The Dr. Oz Show,” “Larry King Live,” and “The Tyra Banks Show.”

John Edward (Net worth: $3 million)

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While Edwards is one of the best known and popular psychic mediums, he is still not without his critics. Many skeptics have accused him of using mentalist techniques like hot and cold readings in which he makes vague statements to large audiences, counting on the fact that they will apply to at least one audience member. Additionally, Edwards sparked a public outcry following 9/11 when he began filming a special involving victims’ families. Many people saw this as tasteless exploitation of a national tragedy, and eventually the special was pulled.

Sally Morgan (Net worth: $1.5 million)

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Sally Morgan, who is also known by her stage name Psychic Sally, has become a fixture on British television with the shows “Sally Morgan: Star Psychic,” “The Psychic Life of Sally Morgan,” “Psychic Sally: On the Road,” and “Psychic Sally’s Big Fat Operation.” Aside from television, she has also written a handful of chart-topping books.

Sally Morgan (Net worth: $1.5 million)

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While Sally has claimed to be “Britain’s best-loved psychic,” she hasn’t been without her own flubs. In a 2014 reading, poor Sally accidentally made contact with the spirit of a woman who was sitting in her audience… alive! Apparently, the woman had mistakenly uploaded a picture of herself rather than the dead loved one that Ms. Morgan was supposed to reach on the other side, leading to some confusion. Whoops!

Miss Cleo (Net worth: $1 million)

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After writing a handful of plays in Seattle, Youree Dell Harris, who was best known around the world as Miss Cleo, decided to get into the psychic game working with the Psychic Readers Network. Her commercials were all over the place, and her line “Call me now for your free reading” became a huge part of pop culture. Miss Cleo passed away from colon cancer on July 26, 2016 at the age of 53.

Miss Cleo (Net worth: $1 million)

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While Miss Cleo may have been a pop culture fixture and parodied by everyone from Dave Chapelle to MAD TV, the woman behind the character remained private for most of her life. Many people, even those who were calling her weekly for readings, didn’t realize that that Jamaican accent which helped make her famous was not authentic. Additionally, Ms. Cleo shocked many of her fans in 2006 when she revealed that she was a lesbian in an interview with Advocate magazine. She even joked about starting a dating website saying “Let’s find Miss Cleo a woman.”

Allison Dubois (Net worth: $2 million)

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Allison Dubois is best known for using her psychic abilities to help out U.S. law enforcement in solving crimes. Her life and experiences were the basis for both her book, Don’t Kiss Them Good-Bye, as well as the subsequent NBC drama series “Medium,” which featured Emmy-nominated actress Patricia Arquette portraying her. Dubois told TV Guide that she was initially nervous about Arquette playing her, stating “I mean, I have a gun, I have put people on death row. I wanted to make sure that was something that didn’t bother her. But she assured me that she believed some people may have that coming.”

Allison Dubois (Net worth: $2 million)

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While “Medium” may have gone off the air in 2011, Dubois managed to stay relevant in pop culture for at least a little while longer by making a memorable appearance on the reality TV show “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Dubois (and her vape pen) attended the dinner party thrown by Housewife Camille Grammer, ex-wife of “Frasier” actor Kelsey Grammer. The party would later be referred to as the “dinner party from hell” due to Dubois’ strange and vaguely threatening behavior towards other guests at the party, stating about another Housewife, “I can tell you when she’s going to die and what’s going to happen to her family. I love that about me.” Yikes. We think we’ll be skipping her invite the next time we have a dinner party.

Terry and Linda Jamison (Net worth: $500,000 combined)

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Known as the Psychic Twins, Terry and Linda Jamison are famous for predicting various terror attacks around the world. The Pennsylvania natives were the subject of various documentaries, including Psychic Children: Their Sixth Sense and The World’s Most Identical Twins and Me. The duo has also made appearances on “The View,” “Good Morning America,” and “Nightline.”

Terry and Linda Jamison (Net worth: $500,000 combined)

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The twins’ largest claim of accurate prediction involves the events of 9/11. They made this prediction while being interviewed on the Art Bell Show on November 20, 1999. They specifically predicted that an attack would occur on government buildings and the World Trade Center by the year 2002. More recently, they claim they predicted the Boston marathon bombing, as well as the Paris and San Bernadino terrorist attacks. When asked what their predictions were for 2016, they claimed to see more terrorist plots targeting New York and Washington D.C, as well as many major cities in Europe in general, more chaos around the globe. Though given the current state of the world, we don’t think it necessarily takes a psychic to predict that.

Laura Day (Net worth: $10 million)

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Laura Day became one of the most sought-after psychics on Wall Street, after warning clients to get out of the market one year before the 2008 financial crisis. After an appearance on “Oprah,” her 1996 book Practical Intuition quickly became a New York Times bestseller. Day has made appearances on CNN, “Good Morning America,” and Fox News, and she has also given speeches around the world.

Matt Fraser (Net worth: $250,000)

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Boston native Matt Fraser has toured along the East Coast to sold out crowds to display his psychic abilities. He has been a guest on CBS Radio, Fox News, and WWLP Morning News. At the age of 21, he released his first book titled The Secrets to Unlocking Your Psychic Ability. We haven’t heard about anyone unlocking those abilities after reading his book.

Char Margolis (Net worth: $500,000)

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Detroit psychic Char Margolis received national attention in 2001 after predicting Kelly Ripa’s pregnancy on “Live With Regis.” Margolis went on to host her own Dutch television show “Char,” but she made her return to American television in 2013 on an episode of the popular USA drama series “Royal Pains.” Apparently, it pays to claim you’re a psychic and then wait for TV deals to come rolling in.

Tyler Henry (Net worth: $1.7 million)

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California psychic Tyler Henry got his big break with his E! show “Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry.” His client list includes a long list of celebrities, including Cheryl Burke, Boy George, Margaret Cho, and Khloe Kardashian. Before the show, Henry would give readings to students and teachers at Sierra Pacific High School.

Tyler’s abilities and legitimacy were questioned though after the shocking results of the 2016 presidential election. In August of 2016 Henry told a reporter he was “not worried” about The Donald, leading many people to conclude that Tyler believed there was no chance of a Trump presidency. Clearly this turned out to be inaccurate, which many skeptics pointed to as proof of his abilities actually being a hoax.

Jackie Stallone (Net worth: $3 million)

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Jackie Stallone, who is the mother of actor Sylvester Stallone and singer Frank Stallone, became famous in the mid-’90s for her psychic hotline. She is also known for inventing rumpology, which is the practice of reading someone’s future with pictures of their buttocks. Stallone has made appearances on Howard Stern and “Celebrity Big Brother.” Seriously, people? Butt readings?

Maureen Hancock (Charges: $600 per hour)

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Author of The Medium Next Door, Maureen says she discovered her psychic abilities in 1992 following a devastating car accident. She’s made appearances on CNN, VH1, the “Ricki Lake Show”, and is the star of the documentary “Psychic in Suburbia” on the Style Network. Hancock claims she “spends much of her time giving back by assisting those with terminal illness, sitting with newly bereaved parents, [and] aiding law enforcement- including the FBI.”

Michelle Whitedove (Charges: $600 per hour)

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Michelle Whitedove’s claim to fame is that Lifetime TV has named her “America’s #1 Psychic” claiming that she is “the first legitimate psychic to prove her supernatural abilities by being tested on television…under the strict FCC guidelines to guarantee authenticity.” Want to see for yourself if she really is the real deal? Well, you’re in luck as long as you’re willing to sign up for a week-long cruise called the “Psychic Adventures of the Sea.” Hopefully, it’ll be smooth sailing, but if not, at least she can warn you beforehand, right?

Sonia Choquette (Charges: $800 per hour)

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Having written 19 internationally best-selling books (translated into 37 languages, naturally) and inspired a “global consciousness movement”, Choquette says that her journey of “uplifting guidance” began at the ripe old age of 12. She claims that this is when she “established her unwavering integrity” and continued on her journey “to help other people find their truest selves through intuition.” So, what were you doing at 12 years old? We were playing Pokémon.

Erin Pavlina (Charges: $300 for 15 Minute Phone Reading)

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Erin Pavlina is described as one of the top “psychic bloggers” in the world, which frankly, we had no idea was an actual job title. Mommy bloggers everywhere are panicking, realizing they had better step up their game. Pavlina has also claimed to have had experience with astral projection, which she describes as “bop[ping] around like a helium balloon in your room, eventually getting out of your room and floating around your house or down the street”. Her website slogan is “Come with questions…Leave with answers.” But we still have so many questions, mainly — how in the world do you charge $300 for a phone reading, and will inhaling a ton of helium allow us to astrally project?

Caroline Myss (Charges: $3,000 per Workshop)

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Have you ever wanted to spend thousands of dollars attending workshops or earning certificates in subjects like “Sacred Contracts”? Well, you’re in luck, because Caroline Myss created her educational institute, CMED (Caroline Myss Education), just for people like you! What’s in a course on “Sacred Contracts,” you might be asking? According to the CMED website, you will be taught “the skill of interpretation and analysis of archetypal symbols and their application to life events.” Can someone interpret what that means for us, please?

Carrie Carter

Carrie Carter claims to be both a channeler and medium. That means she claims that information she receives is from angels who work by her side and loved ones who have passed. She claims to specialize in clairvoyance, clairaudience, empathy and healing. She charges clients $150 per session and makes a majority of her money during educational seminars and workshops.

Thomas John

This is another psychic who makes good money for every session, charging a minimum of $200 per visit. While his “visions” and insights are meant to give clients answers to the questions they are seeking, he also encourages inner growth and receptivity. He has made money from readings, seminars, and other engagements after being featured on various TV shows.

Aiden Chase

It’s definitely not cheap to see Aiden Chase, at $395 per session. He claims to be a third generation healer and intuitive. Among his listed skills are clairvoyance, clairaudience and clairsentience. He says his abilities allow him to connect deeply with his clients to give them clarity and the most helpful perspectives for where they are in their lives. He makes a majority of his money through group events, such as retreats and lectures.

Carmen Harra

Carmen Harra earns at least $400 per session. Not only does she claim to be a psychic, she is also a Ph.D. holder and has a certification in relationship therapy. She has served as a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, has authored several books, and helps clients and readers embrace and practice their own abilities to create their own path in life.

George Anderson

George Anderson can take in a mind boggling $1,200 for a single session. He claims to be an intuitive and has been called the greatest medium alive. Even if you don’t believe in psychics, he has helped lessen the pain for people who have suffered major losses in their lives. He has engaged with more than 30,000 people in sessions that have spanned more than 30 years. Anderson was also the first medium to become a guest on a weekly televisions series – Psychic Channels.

Patti Stanger

Patti Stanger is best known as the host of Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker” but before she turned into a reality TV celebrity she claimed to be a psychic and practiced Wicca. She no longer practices her other gift which makes us wonder if she saw her own future and realized their was more money in hooking up rich guys with ditzy blonde “soulmates.”

Rosa Marks Jailed For $18M Client Scam in Florida

Florida psychic Rosa Marks was sentenced to 10 years in prison for scamming her clients out of millions of dollars. The fraudulent psychic included multimillionaire romance novelist Jude Deveraux among her biggest clients. She was found to have fraudulently taken $17.8 million from customers. In an odd moment during the trial, it was revealed that Marks convinced Deveraux that Brad Pitt was in love with her.

Nancy Marks

Nancy Marks was the top scammer among psychic wannabes in New York City. She convinced her clients to hand over millions of dollars in cash and valuables in order to remove “curses” that had been placed on them. Police arrested Marks and several members of her family in 2011. They were charged with extortion, money laundering, and fraud.

Betty Vlado

Upper East Side psychic and general fraudster Betty Vlado found a simple way to earn fast money — she started selling rocks. Vlado convinced several clients that they were suffering from “dirty auras.” She then proceeded to sell them plain old rocks that she claimed were fragments of meteorites given to her by people at NASA. She charged an absolutely crazy $14,000 for the rocks. She was arrested in 2013 and promised to pay back all of the money she had stolen from clients.

April Lee

Bryan James in Tarzana, California was looking for true love when he was derailed by a scammer. In 2011, this desperate man walked into a local psychic business owned by April Lee. He told her that he was looking for help with love, career, and his general health. She began to charge him an exorbitant amount of money for each session. By 2013 he’d borrowed almost a million bucks from friends and family to pay her, never telling them where the money was going.

Priscilla Delmaro

Delmaro was able to take a Brooklyn man for more than $700,000 before her fraud was discovered. The man had recently broken up with his long-distance girlfriend when he entered the “psychic’s” shop. She soon convinced him to buy diamond rings, a gold Rolex and hand over increasingly large sums of cash. She told her mark that he was building a “bridge of gold” that would lure away the spirit keeping him and the woman apart. He eventually discovered that the love of his life was dead and police arrested the fraudulent psychic.

Rachel Lee

Oregon native Rachel Lee used her “supernatural powers” to lure in a “tree farmer” and convince him to sign over more than $12 million in property. She managed to talk her way into a job as a home health care nurse to the man’s ailing father, she then brought in her daughter and said she was a woman from England who needed to marry for a green card. They soon convinced the man to sell off his land to developers. They were eventually caught because of their increasing greed.

Maria Duval

Maria Duval and her network of scammers have managed to steal more than $200 million from victims all over the world. The psychic network scammed targets seniors suffering from debilitating illnesses, debtors struggling to get back on their feet, and even families facing homelessness. The scam is incredibly simple, sending letters to people promising them psychic guidance and talismans from French clairvoyant Maria Duval. Just send them some money and your problems will be washed away in an instant.

Sandra Stevenson

Stevenson pled guilty after she was found to be committing mail fraud and stealing more than $1 million from her former clients. She attempted to claim her actions were that of a “life coach” and a “psychic.” She pled guilty to one count of mail fraud and one count of money laundering. This was another simple mail fraud psychic case, but this one was caught without decades of victims.

Sonia Merino and Nasta Merino

A client of Sonia Merino and Nasta Merino claimed to have written $518,000 in checks. They also claimed to have handed over a 1999 Volkswagen Beetle, CD player, and a personal computer, all over a three-year period. The duo’s biggest victim started by paying a small fee which increased quickly to include sessions worth thousands of dollars. They eventually asked for $750,000 to pay a group of psychics to conduct all-night meditations for the victim.

Anna Marie Adams

Anna Marie Adams managed to swindle her customers by claiming to be a real psychic. In one instance alone she stole $220,000 from a victim and then took their $93,000 BMW 640i. In 2013, her biggest victim traveled to California and met Adams. After meeting the pair continued to exchange phone calls and text messages, in which Adams promised she could win the victim money, help her with a weight problem, and even remove a curse that had been placed on her.

Volga Adams

In 1956 this fraudulent psychic met Mrs. France Friedman of Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The widow of eight years was convinced by Adams that there was “evil” in her. Adams told her new client to go home and wrap an egg in a handkerchief that had belonged to her husband then put these two items into a shoe made for a left foot. She was then told to return the next day with the items. Once back in the shop, the egg was switched out for a fake egg that contained the head of the devil. The victim, scared by this sudden realization, handed over more than $100,000 — that was a lot of money in 1956. She continued to hand over thousands of dollars until 1962, when Adams was arrested and tried for her fraud. She eventually fled to Florida where she continued to scam more victims.

Linda Marks

Linda Marks has openly admitted to earning more than $2 million over the course of her career. However, Delores Hoffert says Marks is nothing more than a criminal who took more than $300,000 from her late husband. Leroy Hoffert was told he only had six months to live when he met Marks. She told him his life could be sparred if he wired her a lot of money. After clearing out his savings account she told Hoffert that if he told anyone about the transaction he would not be healed. Marks claimed at the start of a trial that the money was “cursed” and brought her nothing but darkness.

Mina Crandon

The case of Mina Crandon is an odd one indeed. She claimed to be a medium and channeled her dead brother, Walter Stinson. At the time of her claims she became famous for her other worldly capabilities. However, she was soon investigated and investigators, including famous illusionist Houdini, proved that she was nothing but a huge fraud. She didn’t need the money, though — she was a socialite and the wife of a wealthy Boston surgeon.

David Morton

This man was the self-proclaimed “America’s Psychic.” He worked with his wife to fleece stock market investors out of $6 million. They were soon investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2010. The SEC sued him not for lying about his psychic abilities but because the money was not invested as promised. The Mortons would later lose several private lawsuits.

Theresa Caputo (Net worth: $1 million)

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Long Island native Theresa Caputo burst onto the scene with her big hair, long nails, and brash accent in 2011 with the hit TLC series “Long Island Medium,” which follows the psychic as she delivers readings to people around the country. Caputo’s lively character has been impersonated on “Saturday Night Live” by Kate McKinnon and by Kelly Ripa on “Live with Kelly and Michael.”

Theresa Caputo (Net worth: $1 million)

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With great popularity though, comes great skepticism, at least as far as psychic mediums are concerned. Caputo has repeatedly been accused of using background information gathered from both pre-interviews as well as scrounging around on social media for information to assist with her readings and also filling the first two rows of her audience with people who she knows and has worked with before, giving her a psychic leg up. Now we have one more reason to make sure our social media pages are private!

Ron Bard (Net worth: $1 million)

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New York native Ron Bard believed that he had psychic powers at a young age after his mom, who was also a psychic, encouraged him to follow in her footsteps. Ron claimed to have helped solve at least 110 cases while being interview on “The Mark Whalberg Show,” including two high-profile cases in New York. It would later be revealed that Ron had no involvement with those cases, but that his mother had volunteered her psychic services to the authorities who were working on the case.

Ron Bard (Net worth: $1 million)

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Bard’s real claim to fame though, was his work with big-name Hollywood celebrities, specifically Brad Pitt. Back in 2014, Bard made waves in the entertainment news industry when he claimed that Brad not only was still in love with his first wife, Jennifer Aniston but that he also felt “boxed in” to his relationship with Angelina Jolie but wouldn’t leave the Brangelina relationship because of their kids. Bard explained, “At the end of the day, whether [Pitt is] in love or he’s not in love is not the question. The question is he’s a man who made a commitment to six children and he’s keeping his commitment to those six children.”