Police: A palm reader scammed a client out of $71K to banish a demon from her daughter

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Police: A palm reader scammed a client out of $71K to banish a demon from her daughter

A palm reader is accused of stealing about $71,000 from a client after convincing the woman her daughter was possessed by a demon, Somerset police said. Tracey Milanovich, 37, was charged with six counts of obtaining property over $250 by trick, larceny over $1,200 and intimidation of a witness. On Dec. 17, Somerset police said they launched an investigation into Milanovich after a resident reported that she was tricked into giving her large sums of money.The investigation found that Milanovich convinced the victim that her daughter was possessed by a demon, and that cash and household items were needed in order to banish the spirit from her daughter, police said.Milanovich was found to have stolen approximately $71,000 from the victim. The victim also purchased multiple household items for her, like towels and bedding, police said.Milanovich was arrested on Dec. 27 and arraigned Monday in Fall River District Court.Milanovich operated Tracy’s Psychic Palm Reader in Somerset, Massachusetts, which is located about 50 miles south of Boston. Police are asking anyone else who believes they may have been a victim to contact them.

A palm reader is accused of stealing about $71,000 from a client after convincing the woman her daughter was possessed by a demon, Somerset police said.

Tracey Milanovich, 37, was charged with six counts of obtaining property over $250 by trick, larceny over $1,200 and intimidation of a witness.

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On Dec. 17, Somerset police said they launched an investigation into Milanovich after a resident reported that she was tricked into giving her large sums of money.

The investigation found that Milanovich convinced the victim that her daughter was possessed by a demon, and that cash and household items were needed in order to banish the spirit from her daughter, police said.

Milanovich was found to have stolen approximately $71,000 from the victim. The victim also purchased multiple household items for her, like towels and bedding, police said.

Milanovich was arrested on Dec. 27 and arraigned Monday in Fall River District Court.

Milanovich operated Tracy’s Psychic Palm Reader in Somerset, Massachusetts, which is located about 50 miles south of Boston. Police are asking anyone else who believes they may have been a victim to contact them.