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Maria Duval - SCAM

1.0
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I RECENTLY RECEIVED IN THE U.S.MAIL,DATED "SEPTEMBER.,13,2016, A MAILING FROM "HER" IN CONNECTION W/ "THE DESTINY RESEARCH CTR" SUPPOSEDLY LOCATED IN "SPARKS,NV.",INVITING ME TO BE "PART OF THE CHOSEN FEW IN THE SMALL CIRCLE OF INITIATES".FOR A SMALL 'CONTRIBUTION' OF $7.00(TO HELP DEFER COSTS OF SHIPPING & HANDLING),SHE WOULD SEND ME 1)A LIST OF THE LOST SECRET WORDS OF POWER,2)MY PERSONALIZED "STAR CHART",& 3)ACTIVATION TABLE FOR NUMBERS W/ GREAT LUCK POTENTIAL.IT ALSO CAME W/ AN ENVELOPE THAT I WAS SUPPOSE TO SEND BACK,UNOPENED ALONG W/ THE "CONFIRMATION FORM" & '***'TRIBUTION.OF COARSE,I OPENED IT & THE INSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE WAS MADE FROM A TYPE OF SECURITY PAPER W/ A WORD "HIDDEN" ON THE INSIDE,"ABRAXAS",WHICH,IF MEMORY SERVES ME,IS THE NAME OF A"STATE PENITENTIARY IN PENNSYLVANIA" NEAR THE "PITTSBURGH AREA". AFTER DOING SOME RESEARCH ON THE "WEB",I DECIDED TO MAKE THIS CONTRIBUTION TO THIS ARTICLE IN HOPES THAT IT WILL KEEP SOME OUT OF HARMS WAY & HELPS TO KEEP THOSE HARD EARNED DOLLARS IN PEOPLES POCKETS!I ALSO PLAN TO REPORT IT TO"U.S.P.S.". I'VE KEPT THE COPY I RECEIVED IN CASE SOME ONE WOULD NEED VERIFICATION.
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#924110 Review #924110 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Sanford, Maine
Cons
  • Fraud
Reason of review
Bad quality
Preferred solution
stop your scamming

Patriot Health Alliance Supplement Review

Hi this is Patricia. I used to stay on in Gary Indiana and I have been receiving your letters through mail and my new address is 33655.E Sahara Ave Apt.1071 Arcadia Palms Westland Apartments the old addresses that I used to live at 1515 Chicago Avenue apartment and. I. was. Living. in. Minneapolis and New. Zip 89104
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Maria Duval Psychic Reading Review

From Patricia A. Barry i. Live in Las Vegas Nevada and my zip 89104. And i. Have. To. Move. Still want everything to work for me and I had to move from the old address because I was in a bad neighborhood and I had to go into the hospital before I had moved. And I need some luck in my life I want my destiny to work
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#993322 Review #993322 is a subjective opinion of poster.
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Maria Duval Psychic Reading

Maria Duval - Maria is FAKE ***! RUN AWAY!

Maria Duval - Maria is FAKE ***! RUN AWAY!
I remember back in 2003 when I saw her ad in Soap Opera Digest. She had taken out the ad in that magazine. She seemed legit. And so I submitted my information, granted I was almost 14 at that time. My 14th birthday was September 2003 and this was in July of 2003. I thought she was my hero. I got my letter from her. She had a handwritten letter and a computer printed letter in there. She had my lucky lottery winnings, so I thought it was legitimate. But then she wanted me to pay money to her. Which at that moment, I thought she was my saving grace at that moment. But as time went on, I started questioning why she would need money. At that time, I went to an adult (my guidance counselor) for advice. She told me this was a scam. She wrote down her name and looked up her information and concluded to me that this Maria *** Duval was a fraudulent tittymaster. I thought what a *** *** sack of potatoes. Thankfully I didn't send this peckertit any money. She thought she could scam me. But the French *** didn't see it coming. Take your French *** and burn in *** *** you *** ***!
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#987647 Review #987647 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
Maria Duval Psychic Reading
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised

Short Review on November 30, 2016

I was told that should help me win some money by her prepareing a clairvoyant forecast of my brithday back in 2003 i send money but only to recieve letters asking for more money she need to be stoped
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#964508 Review #964508 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Poor customer service

Maria Duval - Loosing Out on Orgonite Talisman:

4.0
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Returned mail to Maria never returned mail back to me. I waited for that to be returned but to no avail. Please can I have another form for the Orgonite Talisman, please. I have paid for that with a Hundred Dollar note in the mail I sent over. I don't know what happen to that return mail. Maybe its lost in the post? i don't know, However, I really love to have one of those Orgonite also I can not add a photo or a video. Can you please sent me a form to re-order again,just desperate here. Thank you
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Anonymous
#1311003

i need talismanni.i love whitemagic.hopefully rebecca is happy in heaven clouds

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#959166 Review #959166 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
Maria Duval Shipping Service
Pros
  • I love the service
Reason of review
Order processing issue
Loss
$100
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Let the company propose a solution

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Maria Duval - One of the fortunate ones to benefit

I am reading all of the negative reviews about Maria Duval, and I have to begin by telling you I too was contacted by Maria many many years ago. As everyone has read, it starts out as a small amount, but then you receive a letter claiming if you send more, she will give you a more detailed reading of your life. Included in this extensive reading (which I remember was a good 30-40 pages long) is a years worth of lucky numbers. Well, that year I went to Las Vegas, and using the numbers she provided walked away with $5000 in my hand! Now, it might have been beginners luck, or there might have been a little bit of spiritual intervention. Whichever it is, I credit my winnings to using Maria's information.
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4 comments
Anonymous
#1131208

Yeh, of course it is a scam, but so are religious donations. Churches all across the country tell parishioners that they will get the money back ten fold.

People visit psychics for readings all over too.

*** people lose their money one way or another. It is morally wrong to defraud people, but I think this particular scam would fall under freedom of religion.

Anonymous
#1125421

CNN MONEY is doing a story on MARIA DUVAL

Maria (perhaps a man) has been scamming people for years!

Even the FBI cant get these scammers.

So now CNN is doing a Special all about his fraudster:

http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2016/02/24/psychic-scam-maria-duval.cnnmoney/index.html

Anonymous
#1125419

You should be ashamed of yourself.

Anonymous
#1118867

Lol

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#797906 Review #797906 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reason of review
Good quality

Maria Duval - How does this happen ?

I'm somewhat confused here . Who on earth would send money to Maria Duval or anyone promising riches ? I'm old, but the riches I wanted I got, love, happiness and peace. I worked years to make myself a kind hearted peaceful easy going man. From what I gather is most of these people have one common thread, greed and misery. Both greed and misery should have been taken care of and put to bed back in your twenties or early thirties. Sorry folks, I'm just real here !
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4 comments
Anonymous
#1345493

an old person oversimplifying and generalizing to make a point about how hard they've worked and how other people didn't work as hard but should've, basically telling them they deserve it....old people complain about kids these days but i'm complaining about old people these days

Anonymous
#1117886

Thousands of unfortunate people- and their families were affected devastatingly from this scam. I'm sure everyone had their reasons for seeking help from Maria Duval, but I assure you it was not simply out of greed.

Nor was the sole promise riches. I personally was not one of those affected, but I still sincerely sympathize with those involved.

Show some compassion. Your comment only adds insult to injury.

Anonymous
#1119127
@PissedConsumer1117886

what about his comment lacked what you consider compassion? perhaps you can rest assured that it was not simply out of greed but seriously, how else can you explain the phenomenon?

Anonymous
#1125294

The people that are targeted by this disgusting scam are not like you, sir. They are not only elderly, but most often sick and very much alone.

One of the things that has made the scam so successful is that background checks are run by the scammer(s) so that the letters that are sent contain personal information about the victim, things that a stranger shouldn't know. The scammer uses the information to convice people who already have a diminished capacity to tell when they are being lied to that the scammer truly is psychic. The letters are also very heartfelt and they lead these poor, lonely people to believe that they are cared about, that someone out there loves them when they have no one else. The victims want so badly to believe in this that they will do anything that they are told to.

They don't just send money in order to become rich or happy, but to please the scammer so that they will continue to care about them and send them letters. For many of the victims, this "Maria Duval" is the only person who seems to care about them at all, or even knows that they are alive. These people aren't ***.

They are desperate and lonely to an incredible degree. That is what makes this scam truly horrifying.

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#797560 Review #797560 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Troutdale, Oregon

Maria Duval - Fight fire with fire

5.0
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the two girls on cnn this morning and all countries looking for here I heard you ask for help too catch here well no problem . next time give I something harder too solve all I ask in return with no strings attached is nothing just nothing forever and beyond . girls call me at 561-802-8632 only these two girls call and I will give them the answer that you all are looking and searching for it took me 33 seconds too catch this evil witch from *** and beyond ***. glen is my name call I am bored and like too help . god bless you all and I heard your prayer and today is judgement day a new world order is now and forever . thank you very much girls you helped a lot of people and yourself catch a huge rat .
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Anonymous
#1125449

glen you are a retard

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#797405 Review #797405 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Delray Beach, Florida
Reason of review
i love too help us solve complex issues and flush them down the drain forever and beyond forever

MARIA DUVAL on CNN

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Hey Everyone CNN MONEY is doing a story on MARIA DUVAL Maria (perhaps a man) has been scamming people for years! Even the FBI cant get these scammers. So now CNN is doing a Special all about his fraudster: http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2016/02/24/psychic-scam-maria-duval.cnnmoney/index.html Watch the link above. Vent on Twitter. Let's get these people who have stolen over $200million from the weak, sick and elderly!!!!!!!!!!!! Maria Duval Maria Duval Maria Duval
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#797082 Review #797082 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Cons
  • Scamming seniors
  • Fraud
Reason of review
FRAUD

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Maria Duval - These folks lift your hopes up for nothing

This woman is a liar and I'm living proof of it. 10 years ago she was sending me letters and saying that I was going to find the love of my life, told me that I was going to be rich and be able to own a nice home, but it never happened. I was divorced, lost what home i did have and today I can't afford to buy a car and also living on a tiny amount of money which isn't enough to get by on. I am also lonely i don't have a soulmate and will spend christmas alone. So let me tell you first hand that she makes promises that never will go through.
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Anonymous
#1117684

Jesus is the only single living being that can promise all those things and they'll happen.. on one condition tho. Give him your heart not your money

Anonymous
#1117699
@PissedConsumer1117684

The world is full of believers! that is why scamp artists and religion thrive.

The reason why people like Maria Duval is successful is that those who believe her want the easy way out. Roll up your sleeves and be productive and smart and you won't be a victim.

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#752463 Review #752463 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Hopewell, Virginia
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised

Maria Duval

This person is a fraud and preying on the elderly. it should be a criminal offence to promise elderly people that they will perform a magic art and then they will start receiving money. If any-one can actually tell me who the person is and their address I will be doing something about it. My mother receives letters promising her that if she pays $90.00 and states she and her Master of magic are so completely convinced that after their intervention you will receive the sum of money that you have indicated. Can the Police not do anything about this type of offending? Can any-one tell me how I make a complaint about this?
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3 comments
Anonymous
#1121494

Look up the word Presious on Google if you need a gal to help you out,, she will take your money and run,, and I called the FBI about her and I knew where she lived and everything about her and the FBI could do nothing about it so Goobblel up you cash and give it to her and don't go back,,, sorry,,

Anonymous
#1065135

Hi there, I am a journalist looking into Maria Duval and saw your complaint. I would love to speak with you if you're willing.

Please email me at melanie.hicken@cnn.com.

Thanks!

Anonymous
#1103017
@PissedConsumer1065135

Hi this Maria has been getting miney from my mom for months, she promissed my mom the house of her dreams and lits of money my mom oassed away with nothing but a few copys of cards with cheap drawings little fake jewelry with a chains that turn ur neck green the last month my mom way alive her check book statements show her sending 3 checks at $45.00 each with in a week of next check, this lady is bad and mom should get her $ back.

Nora

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#734716 Review #734716 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
New Plymouth, Taranaki
Reason of review
Bad quality

Maria Duval - Review in Professional Services category from Larnaca, Larnaca

Many years ago she stolled from my vallet too much money! I was *** and she win.But :MILS OF GOD GRIND SLOWLY,BUT SURELY !!!
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Anonymous
#1036310

I gave her many hundreds of dollars for all her lies I was promised 20K all she could do is send more letters wanting more money people like her make millions from poor beggars like me. Playing games with my mind to make money is the work of evil and knowing people like that make me sick.

Anonymous
#1117704
@PissedConsumer1036310

The reason why people like Maria Duval and other scam artists play games with your mind and the minds of others is that you and all victims have a lazy mind. Don't blame her.

Blame yourself. I recommend you read the book The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy. You can even find a free copy on the internet.

Improve your mind and you will never be a victim. Be a thinker and not a believer!

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#683706 Review #683706 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Larnaca, Larnaca
Reason of review
Pricing issue

Other Product Review

4.7
Details
I want to be in to check with maria duval
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#637410 Review #637410 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Beltsville, Maryland

Bracelet Review

back in October 2014 I ordered five braclets from Maria Duval and never as of 04/25/2015 have I ever recieved the braclets or a refund. She got me for $25.00 and I am not happy about that. Cannot even take this fake to court as she should be for ripping those who was looking for a quick fix.......SHAME ON YOU, MARIA DUVAL!
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#627152 Review #627152 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Wauconda, Illinois
Reason of review
Problem with delivery

Maria Duval - Ads in magazines and newspapers promote getting what you want in life.

My dad --80 years old-- responded to an ad in a magazine. The ad was something about what you want in life. Do you want money? friendship? etc. How do you want it to come? In the lottery? etc. So he must have sent in this specific request, at which point Maria Duval became his "best friend." He constantly received packages with trinkets which he had paid for in $30.00-$50.00 range. They promised to bring him peace, or prosperity, etc. Then he got letters saying he had won a foreign lottery, and needed to send $$$ amount to get things going. When I was able to see his checkbook, I saw that this had been going on for a long time to the tune of thousands of dollars. I was able to make a copy of his check recorder and showed his doctor that he had been being swindled by these fake lotteries, etc. by showing his checkbook and also a stack of scam letters. It wasn't easy, but the doctor was supportive and with the help of a lawyer I was able to get my dad to sign power of attorney. The lawyer was able to explain to my dad that there would be many times when he would need representation....etc. Finally he signed, at which point I got the mail re-directed to me, so I could sift out all the scams. I was able to get an article in the local paper concerning elder scams, and found out while doing research that one in 15 scam letters sent out are responded to with money. In many cases these scams are groups that are foreign terrorist or gangs. But some people told me that as soon as their parent responded to a legitimate charity, that the charity would send another letter. The elderly sometimes forget that they already sent money to them and continue on and on. I think standing up against this is a moral imperative and that needs to be stressed to doctors, lawyers and judges who may feel you are just trying to get hold of your parents' money. The fact is that all of these scammers are doing just that. They know that the elderly get social security and that they are often sad, lonely, disappointed in life, etc. and have some form of senility. My dad who had a degree is business was also very impressed with the letters on beautiful letterhead stationary. They looked very legitimate. I might also add that Social Security does NOT honor power of attorney. Good luck there. The best way is to get your parents' co-operation before everything goes downhill. Good luck.
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#605979 Review #605979 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Sugar Grove, Illinois
Cons
  • Scam
Reason of review
Problems with payment