evil spirit :
- n a spirit tending to cause harm
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- Ghost Busters: ‘Evil Spirit’ Chasers Indicted After Failing to Scam Elderly Chinatown Woman
There’s something strange in this neighborhood. Two men and three women, all Chinese nationals, have been charged with attempted grand larceny after trying to scam thousands of dollars from an elderly Chinese woman by claiming that they could chase away the "evil spirits” that plagued her. According to a statement issued by the Manhattan District Attorneys’s office, the scam is fairly common in ...
June 27, 2013 - The New York Observer