Sherry Tina Uwanawich Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Jailed, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Sherry Tina Uwanawich Biography

Sherry Tina Uwanawich Biography

Sherry Tina Uwanawich a Roma gypsy from South Florida. She was sentenced last week in Miami. She previously pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud.

Sherry Tina Uwanawich Age

She was 28 years old.

Sherry Tina Uwanawich Victim

The 27-year-old victim, identified in court records only by her initials, ‘V.G.,’ had come from Brazil to study medicine. She had just lost her mother and was suffering from depression when she agreed to follow Uwanawich to a fortune-telling parlor for a psychic reading, according to the documents.

Investigators say Uwanawich, who went by the alias ‘Jacklyn Miller,’ met the victim at the Galleria mall in Houston, Texas, in 2007, when she was 17 years old.

Uwanawich gained the woman’s trust and convinced her that a South American witch had placed a curse on her and her family, which she said had claimed the life of V.G.’s mother and could harm her and her loved ones, if not removed.

Before long, V.G. was meeting her fortune-teller friend twice a week for readings. Uwanawich claimed she needed large sums of money for crystals and candles to perform meditations that would lift the curse.

Even after Uwanawich moved from Houston to Southern Florida in 2008, the victim continued paying her for her psychic services via money transfers and direct deposits into the bogus healer’s bank account.

Sherry Tina Uwanawich sentenced

She was sentenced on Monday, Sept. 9. she was sentenced to serve nearly four years in prison, Unanawich went on a rambling, stream-of-consciousness, little punctuation rant on Facebook about prejudices against gypsies and gypsy crime, which she described as paling in comparison to violent crimes she says are committed by “Americans.”

Sherry Tina Uwanawich Facebook

Uwanawich said she is a witch on her Facebook page.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Sherry Tina Uwanawich was sentenced to 40 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release; she must also pay restitution 
  • Court documents allege Uwanawich, who billed herself as a Gypsy healer and psychic, conned a depressed woman out of $1.6million over seven years 
  • She told her client, known only as V.G., that a South American witch had placed a curse on her family
  • Uwanawich demanded money for crystals and candles, as well as clothes, gift cards and a leased car 
  • V.G. paid Uwanawich with money from her student loans, funds borrowed from friends and family, cash she earned as a stripper
  • Scam fell apart in 2014 when Uwanawich finally admitted to V.G. there had been no curse