Horror Story of one U.S. businessman in Mexico jailed for more than 8 months

Posted on February 22, 2016 • Filed under: Business, Mexico

mexiconewsdaily.com reported an American businessman who was jailed for more than eight months in Nayarit said he won’t be returning to Mexico any time soon despite his 20 years in business here. Entrepreneur Troy Bachman of Brightwood, Oregon, was freed late last month after being charged with fraud in connection with the alleged non-payment of money owed to farmers by his produce export business, Fancy Fresh Farms.

On Thursday he gave an interview to Portland TV station KATU, blaming corruption and the betrayal of his employees for his arrest and legal battle. Bachman said he discovered in 2012 that some staff were stealing from him. When he went to meet authorities in Nayarit, he was jailed and accused of not paying farmers. Read Article

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