'Love Witch' Fails to Deliver in Germany

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In Germany, a lovelorn woman has won a lawsuit against an elderly woman who calls herself a "love witch." The witch tried to cast a spell by the full moon to lure her client's boyfriend back. Even for $1,300, the witchcraft couldn't deliver the man. The witch said she'd never mentioned any kind of "money back guarantee." But the court ruled the Love Witch offered a service that was "objectively impossible to render."

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

In Germany, a lovelorn woman has won a lawsuit against an elderly frau who calls herself a love witch. The witch tried to cast a spell by the full moon to lure her client's boyfriend back. Even for $1,300, the witchcraft couldn't deliver the man. The witch said she'd never mentioned any kind of money back guarantee. But the court ruled the Love Witch offered a service that was quote, "objectively impossible to render."

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