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In the Arms of Evil: A True Story of Obsession, Greed, and Murder
Nancy Jean Siegel of Maryland became addicted to gambling during her first marriage. Sneaking off to Atlantic City—and sinking deeper and deeper into debt—she began stealing identities, conning family members, and leaving two ex-husbands buried in bills. Then she sold cemetery plots door-to-door and met Jack Watkins, a man thirty years her senior. He not only bought a grav ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published March 30th 2010 by St. Martin's True Crime
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A true story of a lady, Nancy Seigel's evilness. Blaming of gambling addiction she commits crimes against her family, banks, Social Security and many others including Jack Watkins, a simple older man who is lonely and vulnerable. She was conniving and just plain evil. Carlton Smith does an amazing job explaining the legal system which was too in depth for me and I find some of it was repetitious.
Feb 01, 2014 Valerie Shampine rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Nancy Jean Siegler was quite the swindler, and her victims were everyone around her, family, husbands, and even an old man she started out just selling a grave site to, and ended up really taking for a ride. She spent her life doing identity frauds to gamble, and became very thorough with it, until she crossed the line.