United States: Two Swedish tourists robbed by men posing as Miami police officers

Posted on August 19, 2013 • Filed under: Tourists Robbed, United-States

Naplesnews.com reports that two Miami men are behind bars after authorities say they posed as police officers and robbed two Swedish tourists. Alejandro Filguieras and William Carles were arrested and face several charges including robbery, falsely impersonating an officer and attempted carjacking. Miami police said the suspects stopped a taxi carrying two Swedish passengers last month and said they were police officers. They ordered the cab driver and passengers out of the vehicle, saying they were searching for drugs. Authorities said the suspects patted down the victims, searched their luggage, then ordered them back into the cab. Read article

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