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Old 28th July 2012, 01:28 PM   #1
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Has Theresa Caputo (aka the Long Island Medium) ever made verifiable predictions?

I was searching for some information about Theresa Caputo because I've only seen promotional material for her television show Long Island Medium, but can't find anything about Caputo from news sources prior to the show.

I looked for any predictions she made in the press, but I can't find her making any claims about specific people/events. The only readings are several promotional and puff pieces about her show where she does cold reading.

Additionally, she currently doesn't do one-on-one readings:
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'Long Island Medium' renewed: Is Theresa Caputo for real?
Nov 1 2011
Entertainment Weekly
by James Hibberd
...
EW: Iíve read you have a two-year waiting list for new clients is that true?

Caputo: Thatís correct. Iím not actually booking appointments at this time.
...
Full (the article has an interesting title, but fails at actually ask for proof or verify her claims in the softball interview): Entertainment Weekly

Her website, http://www.theresacaputo.com , is equally as useless. It is merely a blank page except for a box where you enter an email for a "Reading Request." No biography, no references, no claims and no specifics. For someone, who claims to talk to the dead, to not offer any details it is quite strange.

With such a lack of serious sources, has Theresa Caputo ever made predictions about missing persons cases or celebrities? I haven't seen any.

On a side note, TLC a 2012 Pigasus Award for the show:
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Old 28th July 2012, 04:09 PM   #2
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While I haven't seen any verifiable predictions from Theresa Caputo, learning about her psychic business proved easier.

She appears at Crossroads Bar & Grill in her town of Hicksville, New York. The bar advertises three things:

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OUR BIRTHDAY CLUB
Join Crossroads Birthday Club and receive a Gift Certificate for a Dinner on us.

HAPPY HOUR FRIDAYS
4pm to 7pm
2-Fers Bud Lights
1/2 Price Appetizers and 1/2 Price Bar Pies

LONG ISLAND MEDIUM
Please sign up here if you are interested in attending any Crossroads events featuring Theresa Caputo
From: http://www.crossroadsbarandgrill.com and see http://www.crossroadsbarandgrill.com/theresa

So she gives group readings by "talking to the dead" at her hometown bar and grill.

As for her business, aptly named "Messages From Theresa":
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Theresa Caputo
Principal

Messages From Theresa, LLC
Hicksville, NY
...
Estimates show Messages From Theresa, LLC employs 1 people and has an annual revenue of $57,000.
...
From: http://www.manta.com/g/mtvtb2g/theresa-caputo

A search of the State of New York's businesses ( http://www.dos.ny.gov/corps/bus_entity_search.html ) shows as of today that Theresa Caputo registered Messages From Theresa with the state on April 2, 2008 and it is a Domestic Limited Liability company ran out of a home in Hicksville.

Just to be sure that Theresa Caputo is running only a business, a search of charities registered with the IRS ( http://apps.irs.gov/app/eos/ ) turns up nothing with/under her name.

Meanwhile, James Randi's $1,000,000 on the table to her if she can demonstrate a paranormal ability, but she hasn't come knocking.

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Old 28th July 2012, 04:48 PM   #3
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Now there's a surprise.
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