The fortune teller made a tearful appeal to Manhattan state Supreme Court Justice Gregory Carro to avoid jail time.
Matthew Bollerman, the Hauppauge library director, called the event entertainment and pointed out other libraries have booked psychics.
A Manhattan jury found Sylvia Mitchell guilty Friday of grand larceny and scheming to defraud. She’s jailed without bail ahead of an Oct. 29 sentencing.
Rob Millet testified that he sought the help of fortune teller Sylvia Mitchell after learning his boyfriend was moving away and his mother was ill.
A Greenwich Village fortune teller is accused of scamming a desperate single mom that she was an ancient Egyptian princess out of $27,000.
Nassau County Police arrested Lisa King, 43, on charges of grand larceny after she allegedly conned a woman out of $4,900.
For the last 25 years, psychic medium John Edward has helped thousands with his ability to predict future events and communicate with those who have crossed over to the other side.
A New Jersey psychic is facing theft, money laundering and tax-evasion charges after several victims said she conned them out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
More people are seeking help from an unusual source: the supernatural. It’s a growing trend, turning the paranormal into normal.