Disappearance of the owner of Hotel Perla de Sosua has been confirmed
UPDATE (May 19, 2015): FBI and Dominican police find body supposedly of missing American Brent Lewis
UPDATE (January 19th, 2015):
A Puerto Plata judge imposed three months of detention against the administrator of a hotel accused of falsifying documents owned by an American businessman, who has been missing for two months and 16 days.
The Prosecution of Puerto Plata imprisoned the administrator of Hotel Perla de Sosua, Mary Geraldine de la Rosa for defrauding the American businessman Brent Lewis.
The measure was given by the judge Yeny Martinez, the Court of Permanent Attention of the Judicial District of Puerto Plata.
Brent Lewis, who owned the hotel Perla de Sosua, allegedly received $ 500,000 from the sale of a plot.
The hotel was allegedly also sold by Lewis and since then has been administered by Mary Geraldine de la Rosa, but after the transaction his whereabouts are unknown.
Last week the family published their concern, whom they fear might be kidnapped or eliminated to seize their assets.
A search of the American businessman officials has been added by the US Embassy in the country and agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
DR1 Forum: A reliable source has just informed me that Frankie Fixit was arrested earlier today (Jan 19th), and is in custody.
More on the background of the arrested Suspect read here: nbcsandiego.com
Fiscal officer Maribel Reynoso, confirmed today (January 16, 2015) that the owner of Hotel Perla de Sosua, who is a Native American, disappeared.
The judge declined to give details on the investigation, which is at secret stage, but confirmed that a sister of the businessman, who traveled from the US to the country, filed a formal complaint about the disappearance of her relative, something that occurred last November 3rd, 2014.
The Hotel Perla de Sosua continues running. As explained by journalist Maria Elena Nunez, the radio program El Sol de la Mañana an employee of the hotel has taken over management of the establishment and recons that the owner would have sold the property, which is worth millions dollar to the young couple, also American.
The sale contract has been questioned, as according to the papers, the transaction was carried out at a later date of the disappearance of the owner. They said that last time he was seen accompanied by the girl, who is now in charge of the business.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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