Cuenca Ecuador: Extortion phone calls on the rise

Posted on November 6, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador

“I was hired to kill him … but do not want to dirty my hands for money …” is part of the threatening calls that are exposed to the professionals. In Cuenca, the police and prosecutors have received about 60 complaints. Lenin Bolanos, Police Commander of Azuay, said that in some cases argue that criminals are in the province of El Canar, so try to negotiate with the person who obtained the phone number of the guide cards personal ads in the media. He noted that 1,000 asking $ 2,500, money that must be deposited in transfer agency, stating that in one case, out of fear, a doctor delivered the cash. Read Article

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