7 arrested on fraud charges

By CRAIG ALANIZ
Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS

gavelSeven participants of the Ladies Kingfish Tournament have been accused of felony fraud, charges which stem from their participation in the competition.

Five of the participants were arraigned Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Municipal Court in Port Isabel. The other two will be arraigned by Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2 Judge George Solis.

The Parks and Wildlife Department alleges that the participants cheated in bay divisions composed of Redfish, Trout and Flounder and won cash prizes as well as a boat valued at $18,000.

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1 comment

    • sam on August 21, 2012 at 8:48 am
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    Why is there not more information on this story? What are the names of the people that where arrested? What are they charged with? Are there pictures of them? What is the states next step? Are there more people involved that have not been arrested?

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