Argentina, three arrested in land swindle victimizing Mennonite group from Bolivia

Posted on September 30, 2011 • Filed under: Argentina, Bolivia, Crime, Organized Crime reported members of the Bolivian Mennonites informed Argentine authorities they were deceived by three scammers when they purchased lands which belonged to the state in Chaco Province, Argentina. After paying 250 thousand dollars for 28 thousand hectares, the victims were unable to locate the thieves from Ciudad Termal. The suspects were detained after police conducted an investigation involving several methods including tracking telephone calls. The band of thieves according to reports have been involved in the scam of selling state lands for quite some time. Read Article

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