Florida Woman Arrested After Faking Abduction To Get Back At Cheating Boyfriend [VIDEO]By: Monya Fleming
Samantha A. Martinez, 20, who had been missing since last week, was charged on Wednesday with faking her abduction to get back at her boyfriend for cheating on her.
Miami police revealed, "We have arrested Samantha Martinez after she came forward and admitted she faked her abduction as revenge on her boyfriend."
Police had been searching for Martinez after her boyfriend went to police believing Samantha was in trouble. He had received several text messages from an unknown number saying that "they had the victim and were going to keep her captive and do physical harm to her" unless he paid a ransom.
The boyfriend thought the person that abducted Martinez was someone he owed about $300 in a previous drug deal. He also received a voicemail message from Samantha, who was crying and told him to pay the money so that "no harm came to her."
We need immediate assistance in locating Samantha A. Martinez, who has been missing since 11/30 and believed to have been abducted. pic.twitter.com/Xlp8ZFP1LD— Miami PD (@MiamiPD) December 6, 2016
Martinez was found Tuesday at a hospital, where she claimed that she had been sexually assaulted.
During an interview with police investigators, Martinez admitted she had been staying with a friend of her boyfriends. She revealed she had sex with the man to get back at her boyfriend for cheating on her. Samantha said they decided to make up an abduction story so that she could stay at the friend's home, but she went to police "to clear things up" after the abduction was reported in the news.
Martinez was charged with one count of making a false report to police. She was booked into jail and released on bond after appearing in court. However, after she was released from jail she was caught on camera attacking an NBC 6 cameraman.
The woman was then arrested again over the attack.
Martinez’s boyfriend told NBC Miami that he would be staying with her, adding that, "I changed my life and people change, too. I've been going through so much. I'm just tired, period, of everything."
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