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Oct 27, 2011

Scammers use dead man’s credit card

Two persons have been arrested in Dangriga for pulling a fast one on the local branch of the Belize Bank. A little over twenty-four thousand dollars were fraudulently withdrawn from the bank. The alleged scheme was busted last week Monday when the bank caught up with the last transaction and bank teller Dencil Leroy Alvarez and Alexander Palacio Junior were arrested today by Dangriga police. According to the bank manager, Michelle Guzman, six withdrawals were made by Palacio using a UNICA master credit card bearing the name Gentile Franco.  It started on the week of October third, when two thousand five hundred and fifteen dollars were withdrawn, and continued on October fifth, seventh and eleventh when equal amounts of three thousand and fifteen dollars were withdrawn. There were two other occasions on the thirtieth and seventeenth when the withdrawals increased to six thousand and fifteen dollars each and Palacio went to Alvarez on both occasions. Contrary to bank procedures, he presented a California driver’s license in the name of Gentile Franco as ID. Investigations would reveal that Franco died in a traffic accident on August ninth between miles one and two on the southern highway. Palacio and Alvarez are now facing six charges each of obtaining property by deception.

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11 Responses for “Scammers use dead man’s credit card”

  1. camille says:

    police from dangirga need to get their story right than to put bad name pa people keep you head up high denzil we all know your not in the wrong

  2. camille says:

    i hope you get your job back every body know you as a nice young man .we love you and we all are praying for you

  3. haters says:

    i hope you get your job back every body know you as a nice young man .we love you and we all are praying for you

  4. Earl Grey says:

    SEND THEM TO THE PRISON FARM TOO….

  5. superman says:

    Franco was a friend and a good person.Make me sick to think about those scumbags,ready to steal from a dead body on the highway.
    I will come to the court to spit in your face motherXXXXXX

  6. CEO says:

    Both are as guilty as charged!

    I tried to get a few dollars from my own account while in Belize and was treated like a suspect. In this case a guy can walk into the bank with another man’s ID and withdraw several thousand dollars several different times and the teller did not bat an eye? For those that believe this bank teller is so innocent; tell you what I have some fertile land east of Dangriga to sell you, just mail me a check for $24 K.

  7. BMNJ says:

    ‘Contrary to bank procedures’ – either Dencil Alvarez is not a competent teller since he doesn’t know his job well or he is guilty.

  8. haters says:

    all you axx who are talking shxt close your silly axx mouth he will set free dencil ie a good man send then to jail my @$$ come kiss my @$$ CEO ,SUPERMAN , BMNJ, EARL AND SUPERMAN YOU ALL TALKING SHXT AXX HOLES

  9. haters says:

    all you axx who are talking shxt close your silly axx mouth he will set free dencil iS a good man send then to jail my @$$ come kiss my @$$ CEO ,SUPERMAN , BMNJ, EARL AND SUPERMAN YOU ALL TALKING SHXT AXX HOLES. SUPERMAN IS TALKING ABOUT SPIT IN THE FACE MEN I HOPE YOU SPIT ON THE RIGHT ONE ANY WAY DENCIL STICK AND STONE CAN BREAK YOUR BONE BUT WORDS CANNOT

  10. nicole says:

    let me see..denzil kno exactly what he was getting himself into. and if all transaction were made only to that teller…it means that he kno all about that card from the beginning, and he was getting his share of a dead man’s money..

  11. family says:

    why unu mada …….. so negative,dats d police side of d story and they are two side,dangriga police always just suspect things an noh investigate because deh like mek deh job easier.anybody this could happen to so stop it, but who feels it knows it.keep u head up bro,just believe in d almighty and everything will b ok,god is good.to hell with those haters who has a lot to say.

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