After investing big in Miami real estate, 4 Argentines held in corruption scandal – Northwest Arkansas Democrat

After arresting four people — including the owner of a Miami-area real estate company — authorities in Argentina appear to have unraveled the mystery of a $65 million property empire that included luxury condos in South Florida and New York City, as they pursue a major corruption case against former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

The four people arrested by federal police in Argentina last month are Elizabeth Ortiz Municoy, an Argentine national who runs an international realty business that until recently operated a branch in Surfside; Sergio Todisco, Municoy’s former husband and a clothing manufacturer; Carolina Pochetti, the widow of a former top aide to the Kirchner family; and Carlos Cortez, a businessman who travels between Argentina and South Florida.

Prosecutors accuse them of investing illicit money on behalf of the Kirchner aide, Hector Daniel Munoz, outside the

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