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A Los Angeles woman has plead not guilty to claiming to be a psychic and subsequently stealing over $200,000 from a client, reports the Daily Breeze. Lisa Debbie Adams found her victim, whose name has not been released, while strolling the streets of West Hollywood and handing out flyers that detailed her services. For more than a year, Adams advised the 37-year-old woman to take out tens of thousands of dollars from an IRA, buy a Mercedes, and buy jewelry and clothes. Adams occasionally went to her victim's office to collect money.

According to the Daily Breeze, the victim was susceptible to Adam's wiles because when they met, she was "kind of lonely and her love life was not where she wanted it." Adams told her she could help by lifting a curse that was placed on her in her mother's womb.

At one point, Adams told the woman that her family would be harmed if she didn't comply. It's unclear whether they would have been harmed by someone working for Adams, or by a ghost.