Luis Oswaldo Espinoza Marinowner of the Real Estate Professional Legal Advisors (AJP) of Jalisco, he committed suicide by shooting himself in the head after ministerial agents went to his residence in Zapopan for a search, since he was denounced by 130 people of a millionaire fraud.
The Jalisco Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that his staff carried out an inspection at Paseo de los Virreyes Coto 7, before 4:00 p.m. on August 6, but agents from the area of Patrimonial Crimes They were met with bullets. Supposedly they detected at least two detonations. They took shelter and then entered the home, locating the body in the bed on the first floor and with a gun on his chest.
Luis Joaquin Mendez Ruizprosecutor of the entity, reported that when entering the property to complete a diligence the body that matches the characteristics of Espinoza Marin was locateddenounced during the week for debts that have not been accounted for, derived from investments in the real estate company that he headed and closed unexpectedly.
Hours before this event, the same AJP lawyer posted a video on his Facebook account, where he accepted his guilt for not being able to payafter overmortgage the money that was invested by their clients. He blamed the difficulties of the pandemic and a series of characters who allegedly threatened to harm him and his family.
“I caused everything based on deceit and fallacies. I begged my wife to sign blank documentswhatthat later I manipulated at my whim”, he said in front of a camera, asking God to judge him.
Currently I can’t move on with my life
In the four-minute video, Espinoza Marín explained that he was able to pay benefits for 29 years, but the last four months a crisis was triggered that prevented him from covering the amounts. As a main line, he attributed this to the context of the health emergency due to COVID-19.
He released his family, co-workers, children and partner from any responsibility, since he assumed that he was the only one to blame for the fraud. He asked that no retaliation be taken against someone else and above all, he asked that they forgive him, because he felt morally, emotionally and physically devastated. However, he suggested that they investigate other characters if there was collateral damage.
Among those responsible were Claudia Delgadillo Gonzalezwhom he accused of spreading rumors to withdraw investors and turn the case into a financial pyramid.
He also mentioned his clients, including friends, such as Denise Hernández Soto, Antonella Gerini Martínez Gallardo, in addition to the Pérez Álvarez family: Evangelina, Ana María and Esperanza. Supposedly, they warned that they would attack the first circle of the real estate owner.
I admit having borrowed, but I also admit having paid a lot of interest
The Jalisco Prosecutor’s Office reported that going to the house of Luis Oswaldo Espinoza Marin It was one of two errands. There they located the body and a posthumous note. However, another injunction was also served in the Colonia Ladrón de Guevara in Guadalajara.
At this point, various documents related to the fraud that will be integrated into the research compiled in the last three days. Well, since August 5, a group of demonstrators went to the ministerial facilities to request that they locate the owner of the real estate and pay the debts.
According to the complaints, Espinoza Marín’s company used the money to acquire real estate and the investors received commissions. They thought he was someone trustworthy, as he was recommended by friends. They even pointed out that they had no problems, until he fired his staff and was no longer responsive this past week.
An affected person pointed out that he invested about 500 thousand pesos and the interest was about 2 percent, higher than what is offered by banks. For it signed a guarantee with a piece of land to cover expensesbut everything turned out false, even with lend names.
They also discovered that collateral was the same properties or addresses for multiple clients. The returns were obtained from the sale of houses acquired by the company and remodeled. The monthly payment was delayed in this 2022 and various justifications were offered. The contract awarded was not registered, as was the office. They assume that those affected would be between 3,000 and 10,000 people.
Politicians, artists, soccer players, as well as characters from the world of entertainment were related to Luis Oswaldo Espinoza Marin. Some mentioned investments of millions and others indicated that they had been trusting the real estate company for years.
Until this Saturday afternoon, some were still incredulous that the alleged fraudster had died and even suggested that he faked the suicide, which is why they called to follow up on the complaints. They even continued to doubt after seeing the photographs of the body lying on his bed and with blood stains, in addition to the weapon. However, the hopes of recovering the money from him were not high.