Swindling psychic gets 6 years in prison

March 6, 2009 8:08:53 PM PST
A San Mateo County psychic was sentenced Friday to six years in prison.

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Janet Adams received the maximum sentence for elder fraud. She pleaded guilty to taking $93,000 dollars from an 85-year-old woman, who was told her husband would die if she did not pay.

After our investigation in December, several more victims came forward; five gave statements in court Friday.

Adams did not speak, but directed her attorney to apologize to the victims on her behalf.

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