So-called 'psychics' try to claim Koenig reward

February 7, 2012 

Anchorage police and the father of missing Anchorage barista Samantha Koenig are being flooded with phone calls from self-described psychics and others who want a piece of the cash reward being offered for tips to her whereabouts. ABC News reports that it's a common problem in such cases across the U.S.

"People come out of the woodwork for a reward," James Koenig told

The Anchorage Police Department is ... being flooded with calls from "psychics" claiming to have information about Samantha.

"We've never had a psychic lead that turns out to be correct," Anchorage police Lt. Dave Parker told

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