The Hialeah Police Department is looking for a foursome who detectives say sold fake gold to several pawn shops in the city for cash.
Police say two convicted felons — Moise Bruno, 27, and Nadia Morales-Alvarez, 27 — and Rishana Contreras Ramirez, 25, and Joane Gomez, 28, defrauded multiple pawn shops in the city.
The scheme, police say: The group pawned fake gold jewelery to get cash.
“Thus far, all the jewelry has been coated in a small amount of gold, in order for the jewelry to pass the initial gold verification and inspection phase,” police said in a news release. “However, later upon a more thorough inspection of the gold jewelry, it was determined that the jewelry was in fact fraudulent and thereby worthless.”
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Police believe the foursome could be in the Orlando area.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Hialeah Police Department at 305-687-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).