This week?s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is a local con-artist scheming people out of money. The target has been identified as JORGE G. RIOS (44) of El Paso, TX.
2011 / 2012 In recent months the name JORGE G. RIOS has surfaced on various occasions pertaining to Theft cases. RIOS was recently employed by a Utah based Life Insurance Company. Acting as an agent, RIOS was selling pre-need Funeral Insurance Policies in and around the East El Paso County area. RIOS would sell a contract to a customer & would arrange monthly payments for his clients (each being a different dollar value). RIOS would then return once a month to meet with his clients & collect the premiums (even providing a receipt). After further Investigation, it was learned RIOS would submit the first installments made on the contracts & then he would keep the rest of the money.
Sheriff?s Office Detectives are urging the Community - if anyone has made any business transactions with JORGE G. RIOS to please contact Sheriff?s Office White Collar Crime Investigators at (915) 538-2291 as you too could be a Victim & not know it.
Sheriff?s Detectives have worked up 2 Arrest Warrants (so far) for JORGE G. RIOS for the Offense of MISAPPLICATION OF FIDUCIARY PROPERTY (MISAPPLYING FUNDS). He is believed to remain in the Borderland area.
If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of JORGE G. RIOS to please contact Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-TIPS (8477). Callers will remain anonymous & may be eligible for a reward if the information provided leads to the apprehension of the individuals featured.
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NAME: JORGE G RIOS (44)
ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC/MALE
WEIGHT: 195 lbs.
PLACE OF BIRTH: Juarez, Mexico
WANTED FOR: MISAPPLICATION OF FIDUCIARY PROPERTY, MISAPPLYING FUNDS - $12,000 BOND