Bavaro & Punta Cana June 20, 2023 | 2:58 pm

Alleged gold bullion scammers wanted throughout the Dominican Republic were arrested on Avenida Barceló

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Punta Cana.- Ernesto Mora Alcántara and Rafael Díaz Rosario were apprehended on Thursday during a coordinated operation involving the Preventive Police and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DICRIM). The individuals are accused of engaging in fraudulent activities involving a gold bar in various locations across the Dominican Republic, including tourist areas.

The arrest took place on Barceló Avenue in the Verón-Punta Cana Municipal District, where Mora Alcántara and Díaz Rosario were found driving a blue Honda CRV jeep with license plate G575130.

According to DICRIM, multiple individuals have fallen victim to the fraudulent scheme involving the gold bar. As a result, an investigation was initiated, leading to the search for the suspects throughout the country.

The authorities have identified their operations in cities such as Santiago de los Caballeros, San Francisco de Macorís, La Romana, and Santo Domingo.

Those who have been affected by the scam are encouraged to file a formal complaint with the Public Ministry in their respective locations.

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Paul Tierney
June 20, 2023 3:41 pm

Glad these two will be off the streets. Sad part is there will be replacements.

June 21, 2023 2:56 am

Arrest those those greedy ones falling for it ,and the grifters will be out of business ,and make them ware sign around their neck ” I’m stupid , i fell for the scam “

Paul Tierney
June 22, 2023 8:14 am

The two have been released on orders of the La Altagracia Judicial District because of a lack evidence. Source: Bavaro Digital

June 22, 2023 4:00 pm
Reply to  Paul Tierney

hahahaha …who kept the evidence “gold” bar ….? ? ?