Two more court cases for fraud were filed against Crest Agront
The Crimes Against Property and Fraud Division of the Criminal Investigation Commission (CIC) in San Juan is investigating two new complaints filed yesterday, Tuesday, against “influencer and user” Jorge Cristian Batista Agronte, known as Chris Agronte, because he did not comply with contractual agreements to increase returns on your investment.
According to the complainant in January 2022 he hired him on a VIP Crypto course for which he paid $55,800.00 with his credit card and never received it. Although he tried to reach out to him on numerous occasions via calls, letters and emails, he was unable to.
A Villalba resident also complained that he was assigned the same orientation course and paid for it through various transactions using his credit card for a total of $64,000.00.
This customer was left waiting for the course and did not locate it or return his money.
These citizens, like five other complainants, went to the offices of JetTraders, located on Franklin D. Roosevelt Boulevard, to file their claims, but they are closed.
On February 21, Batista Agronte pleaded guilty to four less serious crimes in a San Juan court, after announcing an agreement with the prosecution regarding the pending trial for failure to file tax returns with the Treasury Department.
The agency claimed it owed him $7.6 million and failed to report more than $11 million in proceeds.
Dorado-based Batista Agronte, 33, was in charge of online tutoring company JetTrades, with a presence in the US, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela and Spain, as advertised. .
As part of the negotiations, which included a debt settlement agreement, the charge against his financial advisory firm, JetTrades LLC, was dropped, and the four serious counts of tax evasion against him were reclassified to four less serious counts. To delete information when submitting returns.
At the same hearing, the judge awarded him the maximum fine of $5,000 per count, as well as a special penalty of $100 imposed by the court, and also, per count, a total fine of $20,400.00.