For­tunetellers nabbed.

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Po­lice in Athens have ar­rested three for­tunetellers on charges of ex­tract­ing huge sums from gullible clients. The list of vic­tims of the three women, aged 42, 44 and 59, in­cluded peo­ple from the arts world. An­other two women were ar­rested as ac­com­plices. All five were charged with run­ning a crim­i­nal gang as well as fraud. Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, one of the sus­pects had man­aged to ex­tract 52,500 euros from one of her clients, claim­ing that she was able to pre­vent prob­lems that she fore­saw in the vic­tim’s fu­ture. Po­lice said the sus­pects had man­aged to de­fraud an­other vic­tim out of 20,000 euros in Jan­uary.The five were ex­pected to face a pros­e­cu­tor in Athens.

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