From a new report reaching us, the authorities have seized 41 cars, 3 jet skis, a motorcycle and an ATV belonging to the Mexico City former police chief. These items were taken off his home as part of the ongoing investigation into the allegation of gross misappropriation of funds.
The 41 cars owned by the Mexico City Police Chief were seized by the authorities over allegations of embezzlement
The man in question identified as Raymundo Collins was accused of allegedly diverting a minimum of $331,000 at the time he was holding the position of the director of Mexico City’s Housing Institute. On the 14th of January, 2020, his arrest was issued out to the Interpol to capture and extradite him back to his home country prior to those allegations levied against him.
Collins has been investigated for the illegal acquisition of a property in the Alvaro Obregon Borough of Mexico City and he is faced with a $15.1 million fine of such questionable transaction.
Most of the cars seized by the Mexican authorities are classic cars from different generations
His collection of cars comprises many rare vintage models from different generations. Some of these classics seized by the authorities include the second-generation Ford Mustangs and C3 Corvette, 1951 Lincoln Cosmopolitan, 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, classic Land Rover Defender and 1927 Ford Model T.
Here is the video showing the confiscated vehicles illegally purchased by the disgraced Mexico City Police Chief.:
He held the position of the police chief from July 2018 till December 2018. His arrest warrant was issued by a judge in the Mexico City on the 8th of September. At the time, Collins was reportedly hiding out in the United States. This made the Attorney General Office in Mexico to file an extradition request with the United States during the last weekend.
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According to the spokesperson from Mexico’s Attorney General office, the arrest of Collins is based on his probable participation in the crime of improper use of powers an attributions, in addition to being declared wanted by the National Institute of Migration.