Psychic accused of scamming $2 million meant for charityUPDATED 1:20 PM HST Dec 30, 2013Video Transcript
3 A PSYCHIC IS UNDER INVESTIGATION TONIGHT. A FORMER CLIENT SAYS SHE WAS BILKED OUT OF NEARLY TWO MILLION DOLLARS. JOHN DZENITIS JOINS US LIVE IN WEST PALM BEACH TONIGHT. JOHN... DETECTIVES SAY THEY HAVE THEIR WORK CUT OUT FOR THEM. 3 4:37 "I just gave her everything, like a, like a fool." SHE'S EMBARASSED1:45 "I fell for it. It's a joke. It's a terrible thing. It's stupid."STACY CAPUTO SAYS SHE GAVE MORE THAN TWO MILLION DOLLARS TO A PSYCHIC NAMED "AVA."5:09 "It's very upsetting me to just come to the realization that she was a liar and a scam artist."CAPUTO WAS GOING THROUGH A REALLY HARD TIMEAVA TOLD HER SHE COULD WASH AWAY THE BAD KARMA WITH MONEY.3:12 "Cleanse yourself with money. Give your money away to the poor. Give it to God."CAPUTO THOUGHT HER MONEY WAS GOING TO FEED THE POOR AND BUILD HOMELESS SHELTERSTHEN, ONE NIGHT, SHE SAW AVA, ON NATIONAL T.V.5:27 "Palm Beach psychic punched in the face by Lindsay Lohan, and I just turn around and I'm like, Ava, what the heck are you doing in New York?"TIFFANY AVA MITCHELL HAD APPARENTLY MOVED FROM PALM BEACH COUNTY TO NEW YORK CITY6.20 "She's supposed to be fronting church missions and feeding hungry children, and homeless people, and I think she just kept it all for herself."CAPUTO WENT TO THE POLICE, WHO TOLD HER PSYCHIC FRAUD CASES ARE DIFFICULT TO PROSECUTE.... BUT THAT THEY ARE INVESTIGATING.I SPOKE WITH THE PSYCHIC BY PHONE WHO SAID SHE HAD NO COMMENT, AND WOULD HAVE HER ATTORNEY CALL ME.CAPUTO IS HOPING HER STORY WILL BE HEARD AND THAT OTHER VICTIMS WILL COME FORWARD TO BUILD A CASE. 10.03 "People just want to brush it under the rug and get on with their life, I really think we need to expose them, so these psychics can be prosecuted."