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2 Loxahatchee women arrested in Florida real estate scam

Kiana Kiara-Alexis Russell, 22, of Loxahatchee was arrested by Florida authorities Tuesday, May 17th, for the crimes of scheme to defraud, money laundering and aggravated white-collar crime, WPTV reports.

This came after the arrest of her accomplice, Tabria Anorria Jones, 20, on Wedneseday.

The two women are accused of co-conspiring to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from dozens of victims in a complex real estate scam.

Russell and Jones were arrested after investigators said they defrauded more than 45 victims attempting to sell or rent 25 properties in Lee, Indian River, Palm Beach, Flagler, Orange and St. Lucie counties.

Florida law enforecment say that the investigation into the scheme is ongoing.

Please contact FDLE Ft. Myers at (800) 407-4880 if you have information about this crime.