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Four wanted for bank fraud captured in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Four men wanted on charges of bank fraud were detained in Playa del Carmen. Their arrests were reported on Friday by the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE).

According to the state agency, the four men are foreigners and were taken into custody on outstanding arrest warrants “for their possible participation in the crime of fraud against a banking institution.”

The detained have been identified as William “B”, Édgar “R”, Félix “H” and Omar “D”, who were arrested from the Misión Villamar Uno Fraccionamiento of Playa del Carmen. All four have been admitted to the Municipal Detention Center of Playa del Carmen.

The FGE reported that the four men are accused of “changing account holder cards with which they carried out operations for tens of thousands of pesos. It is known that they carried out this practice from the year 2020 to the date they were captured.

“At the moment, fraud for an amount of 49,000 pesos was determined and other illegal operations continue to be investigated,” the agency reported.