Broward State Attorney Mike Satz, who has held the office for 837 years and counting, has rarely faced a serious challenger in his reelection bids. This November, he'll be running against Republican Jim Lewis, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer who most recently ran (unsuccessfully) for attorney general.The m ... More >>
I've been writing for a long while about the exploits about Gina Marie Marks, aka Regina Milbourne, the author of the sham book Miami Psychic and veteran Gypsy con artist. I first exposed her on this here blog a little while back. Well, this morning she appeared before ... More >>
Jim Lewis wants to be a Fort Lauderdale commissioner and is running for a seat in the upcoming election. Lewis thinks he deserves your trust. He should think again -- and so should you. Lewis is an attorney who I have seen undercut justice time and time again with one of his most reliabl ... More >>
Friendly law enforcement officers become the weapons of rival destruction in the gypsy tribal wars
When somebody offers to "purify" your possessions, call the bunko squad
They're all graced with an ineffable South Florida quality
It's about time, Ms. Regan, that you did something about your misleading book, Miami Psychic.
How to deal with a man holding up $2.4 billion in development: Kick his pooch.
It's a big headline on the Local front of the Sun-Sentinel: "BEATING ADVERSITY TO BE FIRST IN LINE." Bad headline (who knew that beating adversity could move up to the front of the line so quickly?) over a story written by Nicole T. Lesson, Community News diva. It's about a teenager named Nick Sprou ... More >>
Miami Psychic author is accused of a fortunetelling scam and jewelry theft as her book is published.
Who knew Amazon.com was this susceptible to shenanigans? I told you on Friday about the slime job on my little book, Florida Pulp Nonfiction, on the Amazon site. A half-dozen fake customer reviews were posted slamming and misrepresenting my book (as a novel rather than the true crime book that it ... More >>
Bad customer reviews are disappearing from the Amazon page for the book Miami Psychic like cursed benjamins at a fortune-teller's shop. Several that revealed author Regina Milbourne's true identity, Gina Marie Marks, have been axed (if you haven't followed the Miami Psychic thing, click here to catc ... More >>
-- The Miami Herald's Web team pulled off another gem this morning. Headline: "Early morning driving is difficult because of traffic woes - 7/18/2006 08:27 AM EDT" Read this thing. Is the Herald serious about posting traffic reports in the morning at 8:30 a.m., when most people are already on the ... More >>
Local Gypsy fortuneteller pulls one over on publishing giant Judith Regan.
Bogus Book You might have thought you'd heard the last of "Regina Milbourne" and her "non-fiction" book Miami Psychic. But you just aren't that lucky. I wrote about the book in this earlier post, but to refresh your memory, here's the way HarperCollins is promoting the book and its authors (Miami P ... More >>
The "psychic" author "Regina Milbourne" got a new customer review of her book, Miami Psychic, on Amazon. It's from somebody using the moniker T. Edgington: "I wasted my time reading this book and now I'm thinking of the most sacrilegious thing I could (when it comes to books) ... I'm think of burn ... More >>
HarperCollins at least pretends to believe that the contents of its recently released nonfiction yarn, Miami Psychic, is true. The publishing house's biography of new author Regina Milbourne reads: "Regina Milbourne first realized her psychic gift two weeks after almost drowning in an unattended s ... More >>