FGR confirms the arrest of an alleged person involved in fraud against Banobras

The Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) reported the arrest of Raphael Cruz Sosawho is charged with fraud against Banobras for 1,238 million pesos.

Through elements of Federal Ministerial Police (PFM), of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC), the FGR executed an arrest warrant in Veracruz against a person for his probable responsibility in the crime of fraud, carried out Banobras.

The court order was issued by the Seventh District Judge in Criminal Proceedings of Mexico City, and was executed against Rafael Cruz in the Culturas Veracruzanas neighborhood, in the city of Xalapa, Veracruz.

According to the investigation folder, in 2012, Cruz Sosa associated with the company Rotary Drill Rigs Internacional SA de CV (Rodisa) to provide false information in order to obtain a credit through two contracts, through which Pemex Exploración y Producción agreed with Rotary Oilfield Drilling Equipment International Inc., Procesos Manufacturing Corp and Rotary Drillrigs International SA de CV , perform oil well drilling and production, giving the line of credit in Banco Invex as Trustee.

This action caused patrimonial damage to the National Bank of Public Works and Services National Credit Society (Banobras), Development Banking Institution for the aforementioned amount. Due to the foregoing, the apprehended person was placed at the disposal of the judge who required it, inside the South Men’s Preventive Prison.

(With information from Jorge Monroy.)


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