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Man Turns Himself in to Face Embezzlement Charges

Tres Abraham, 37, who was wanted on suspicion of economic crimes, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department on Monday.

According to police, Abraham called the Economic Crime Unit to turn himself in and presented himself at the Richard Callwood Command at about 10 a.m. Monday where an arrest warrant was executed.

Abraham was charged with embezzlement, drawing/delivering worthless checks, obtaining money by false pretense and grand larceny. According to police, he claimed to be an import car dealer and obtained money from several individuals to purchase vehicles from the mainland, but he failed to deliver any of the vehicles and kept the money for his personal use.

Abraham also used a closed checking account, police said, claiming to return deposits to individuals that paid him to purchase vehicles.

Bail for Abraham was set at $100,000 and he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing.

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