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30-year-old Man Extradited to St. Thomas to Face Fraud and Theft Charges

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas - On September 25, 2020, the Economic Crimes Unit initiated an investigation into a reported case of Fraudulent Use of A Credit Card. Investigation into the complaint revealed that Keith Drigo, Jr., stole his grandmother’s debit card without her knowledge and authorization and withdrew monies from her Banco Popular account.

Keith Drigo, Jr.

An arrest warrant was obtained for Keith Drigo Jr.’s arrest, and he was apprised of same. Mr. Drigo indicated that he was no longer in the Territory and gave no indication of his desire to return. A warrant was placed in the National Crime Information Systems (N.C.I.C) and on May 15, 2023, he was apprehended in the state of Texas and held in custody.

Mr. Drigo, 30-years-old was brought back to the Territory through the extradition process and on May 25, 2023, he was turned over to the Economic Crimes Unit detectives. Mr. Drigo was advised of his Constitutional Rights, and he refused to provide a statement. Mr. Drigo was charged with Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and Grand Larceny. His bail was set in the amount of $4,000. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending Advise of Rights Hearing, scheduled for Friday, May 26, 2023, at the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands.

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