Merida cryptocurrency investor prosecuted for fraud


Merida Yucatan; December 25, 2021.- Accused of the crime of fraud, RAPC, was linked to the process after evaluating the evidence presented by the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) for events that occurred in 2019, where the accused claimed to be an investor of cryptocurrencies.

As the probable person responsible for the crime of fraud, for an amount of one million pesos, an order to link to criminal proceedings was issued against Roger Alberto P. Ch., When the Second Control Judge, Luis Armando Mendoza Casanova, resolved today, about your legal situation.

Luis Armando Mendoza Casanova

According to the investigation carried out by the specialists of the Prosecutor’s Office, the events began in May 2019, when the defendant said he owned the company Red Capital and convinced the victim to invest in cryptocurrencies, guaranteeing that it was a safe investment and that would receive the payment of interests throughout the months.

Between May and September of that year, the victim invested with the defendant the amount of 992 thousand pesos, and it was established that the interest payment would be made every three months and the capital would be returned in month 13, which was not carried out, since as of November 2019, the defendant was holding him off.

It was until July 2020 that the victim was able to meet with the defendant and that is when he told him that he had not invested in cryptocurrencies and had used the money to pay debts, for which the corresponding complaint was filed, which led to criminal case 332 / 2021.

At the hearing held at the Oral Justice Center of Mérida, the Second Control Judge of the First Judicial District evaluated the elements presented by this social representation and established the connection to the process of the accused, also granting a period of three months to continue with the complementary research.

Finally, the precautionary measure of justified preventive detention was ratified, so the accused will remain deprived of his liberty for the entire duration of the process.


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