Psychic Convinced Twentysomething Her Curse Could Be Lifted for Only $217,040

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A 22-year-old Manhattan woman handed over more than $200,000 in "property, cash, gift cards and other means" to a midtown psychic who "claimed to have the power to cleanse this individual of a curse and solicited the money to cleanse said curse," according to recent grand larceny charges. Being rich and gullible is its own kind of curse.