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Real estate fraud in Mérida; used false document for sale

- March 1, 2024

A person committed real estate fraud in Mérida using a false document in the sale of a property in the Francisco de Montejo subdivision, for which the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) linked him to the process.

According to a bulletin from the agency, after a complaint for illegal operations in the sale of real estate, the evidence presented was assessed, for which the citizen identified as L.M.Ch.C. was linked to the process for the crime of falsification of documents in general, in its modality of use of false document.

When was the crime committed?

The report of the investigation explains that the events occurred on July 9, 2018, date when the accused sold a house located in the Francisco de Montejo subdivision.

However, at the time of carrying out the procedures, he used a deed related to a donation of said property, but L.M.Ch.C. knew that this donation was not made in his favor, so it was a false document.

For this reason, the victim of the real estate fraud in Mérida filed the corresponding complaint that resulted in the criminal case 408/2023.

During the hearing held in the Second Court of Control of the First District, based in Mérida, the litigation prosecutors exhibited the evidence, for which the Control Judge decreed the order of connection to the process and granted a period of three months for the closing of the investigation.

Finally, before concluding, the arguments were presented to request the imposition of precautionary measures, which will be in force for the entire time that the process lasts and includes an economic guarantee, the prohibition to leave the State and be under the supervision of the State Center for Precautionary Measures.

Source: Diario de Yucatan