The son of Mexico’s top politician, now a candidate for border state governor, has been charged with bank fraud in Europe. The politician’s son is part of the politician’s financial structure in Mexico already openly linked to the cartel-related fuel theft magnate.
Humberto Francisco Villarreal Santiago is one of three children of former Mexican Senator Americo Villarreal Anaya. The elder Villarreal is currently in fierce political competition for the post of governor of the border state, Tamaulipas, as a candidate for Mexico’s ruling party, MORENA.
Breitbart Texas ruling from the Dutch Court of Financial Services Complaints and other court documents showing that Villarreal Santiago was reported as fraudulent activity in relation to obtaining bank loans for actual state-owned purchases and other bank transfers using fraudulent information and “falsified documents” and other court documents was exclusively acquired. . This action resulted in his account being frozen and added to the list of scammers known as EVR in the Netherlands. In court documents, the politician’s son is identified as Humberto FV Santiago. It’s unclear whether he identified himself as a way of hiding his family ties with Americo Villarreal.
According to the documents, Villarreal Santiago took a €100,000 (about $105,600) loan from Amsterdam’s Interbank NV in “falsified” documents and then 1,300€ (about $1,300 a month). In the judgment, a member of the tribunal found that Villarreal Santiago presented forged documents when he tried to get a loan, and that anyone who actually earned 1,300 euros was not entitled to such a loan.
Villarreal Santiago tried to face allegations of fraud, alleging he was deceived by a financial advisor he obtained from an online shopping website called Market Platts (marketplace). Villarreal Santiago did not appear in court after a hearing to face the charges was granted, and the judgment banning him from doing business as an individual with any bank in the Netherlands remained in place.
Breitbart Texas also learned that Villarreal Santiago was a biomedical engineer with a degree from a private university in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. Although the politician’s son claims to have earned only 1,300 euros in the Netherlands, he is registered as a partner with at least five different but connected solar energy companies in Mexico and at least one solar energy company in the Netherlands.
In recent months, Villarreal Santiago’s father, Americo Villarreal, has been the subject of much controversy in Mexican news media after he was linked to fuel-theft magnate Sergio Carmona, who is accused of pouring money and providing luxury armored vehicles to MORENA candidates. became the target. to their campaigns. As Breitbart Texas reports, in November an unknown assassin murdered Carmona in the luxurious suburb of Nuevo Leon in San Pedro. Since then, several MORENA politicians have been exposed in various news outlets of extorting money from companies that are part of Carmona’s financial structure. Most recently, Tamaulipas State Police in Reynosa arrested Nadia Grayeda Castro, Virginia, on charges of arresting a woman who worked as Carmona’s secretary and a man with street-level drugs. As reported by Brightbart, Texas at the time, she said she was trying to bribe police officers in hopes that she would be released.
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