(ORLANDO SENTINEL) — Priti Mahalanobis, a college-educated mother of two who ran a business, was having a rough time.

Her father’s company was in trouble. Her brother’s marriage was failing. She wasn’t feeling well.

Distraught, she went to the Meditation and Healing Center in Windermere after receiving a coupon book in the mail that included an ad for a $20 psychic reading, she said.

The woman, Peaches Stevens, also known as Mrs. Starr, told her there was a curse on her family that could be removed with Stevens’ help, court documents show.

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