Tara the Medium


On June 24, 2011, I filled out a form on the web page for Tara the Medium, an internet psychic. Two days later she responded, sending me a link to a page on her web site containing my "reading". She alerted me that a large jackpot was mine for the taking (she was vague on the details until the fifth email when she discovered that the amount was $9600) but there was some kind of force (likely a person) that was working against me. If I gave her more information (and $99), she could prevent this force from giving me bad luck, and all my financial problems would be over. I did not respond. Over the next few weeks, she sent several more emails with links to three other pages. The price kept dropping too: in the fourth one, she reduced the price to $79, in the fifth one $69, in the seventh one, $49, and in the ninth, down to $29.

I wrote a blog posting about the whole experience, which you can find on my blog at cutthechatter.com.

I have copied the original pages to my own web site, removed the header, links, and menus, and added some comments of my own. My comments appear in a box like this one. The pages are:

NumberDateSpecial datePrice
1June 26, 2011 July 25, 2011$99
2July 2, 2011 July 25, 2011$99
3July 6, 2011 July 25, 2011$99
4July 12, 2011 July 25, 2011$79
5July 18, 2011 August 24, 2011$69
6July 24, 2011 August 24, 2011$69
7July 30, 2011 August 29, 2011$49
8August 1, 2011 August 22/31, 2011$49
9August 5, 2011 none$29
10August 11, 2011 none$39
11September 2, 2011 October 5, 2011$19.95

For the first 9 pages, there was a link to another page where I would enter my payment information. On that page, there was a questionnaire — these are the questions that she needs answers to before she can continue my reading. This changed in email #10, where she offered to perform a "Great Magical Intervention" on my behalf.

On August 28, 2011, it seemed that Tara gave up. She sent me her September Good News Letter, which contained exactly nothing specific to me. But then on September 2, I got yet another notification of impending good luck. At this point I had had enough and finally clicked on the "If you do not want to receive my offers, please use this link".

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