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I was a victim of a psychic fraud. I gave over $7,200.00

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I was a victim of a psychic fraud. I gave over $7,200.00 dollars to protect me for harm. I was even taken to a store to purchase gift card in the amount she wanted because I had no money for that day. It was charged to my credit card so their was no waiting
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I'm very sorry for this, but if you met this individual in person then that is a good thing. Often these fraudsters are online or in the mail and they are located in a foreign country. So in that case it is very difficult to stop them. In this case, you have the person, go to your local police department and file a complaint. There is a good chance you could recover some funds in this situation.
You can also report this to the federal government, go to www.stopfraud.gov and file a complaint with the FTC.
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