A man and woman from Texas, Francisco Martinez Jr, and Stephanie Navarro, have been apprehended on multiple charges following an alleged Snapchat scam that ended in a victim being robbed and attacked, reports Complex.
According to KXAN-TV, Navarro used Snapchat to lure an unidentified victim to her house after they spoke for a couple of weeks on the social media app. When the victim arrived to Navarro’s residence, he witnessed a suspicious man standing outside prompting him to leave. The victim then contacted the woman multiple times and proceeded to enter the home, officials say. The woman then took him into her bedroom while she alerted him that she was going to check on her children. While Navarro walked out, the victim witnessed four to five men jump out of the closet and begin to attack him placing him in a
reports the news outlet.
The victim was stabbed in his left shin during the assault and the suspects went on to steal his iPhone, Gucci wallet containing his credit, debit cards, and IDs. The suspects also demanded funds from the victim, officials say. Luckily, the unnamed victim managed to flee and drive to a friend’s house before going to a hospital. The victim described the suspect to officials.
During a traffic stop on Dec. 23, an official identified the driver as Martinez and the passenger as Navarro. Officials noted that their two children were in the car also revealing that a strong odor of marijuana reeked through the vehicle. The official searched the vehicle and discovered the victims credit cards. The pair was taken into custody and the woman confessed to luring the victim in to rob him. Navarro confessed that Martinez constructed the plan.
An affidavit states,
“[The victim] and Navarro had agreed to have sex for money. The agreement was made via Snapchat.”
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