Woman accused of defrauding 50 people with cryptocurrency sales arrested

Santo Domingo.- A woman was arrested in the north of the Dominican Republic after being accused of leading a network that defrauded more than 50 people, to whom she allegedly promised to multiply the investment with the false sale of cryptocurrenciesreported this Friday the Public Ministry.

The defendant, Sarah Rodríguez Díaz, “used numerous deceptive strategies to attract clients whom she convinced to make bank and cash deposits, in local currency and in dollars”, carrying out a scam that exceeded 50 million pesos (almost one million dollars). ), according to the accusation disclosed in a statement.

The woman presented a fictitious business through the entity Black Box Investment and, to allege the success of the investment in cryptocurrencies, “showed an apparent economic solvency, due to the opulent life she exhibited, with vehicle purchases, sponsorship of events and alleged alternative businesses”, added the note.

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Rodríguez Díaz used false documents to show alleged transactions and investments, according to the information.

After her arrest, the Public Ministry asked a court in Santiago (north) for preventive detention for the woman, a case that is pending decision.

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