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Police: More charges, arrests after victims come forward in Greenville human trafficking scheme

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Veronica Perdomo (L) and Latoya Sanders (Source: GPD) Veronica Perdomo (L) and Latoya Sanders (Source: GPD)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Greenville Police Department said two women are in in custody after the extortion of a dozen victims.

In June, officers said 42-year-old Veronica Perdomo is being held without bond on 12 counts of trafficking, 7 counts of blackmail, 12 counts of obtaining signature or property under false pretenses and one count of fraudulently impersonating an officer to secure property.

According to investigators Perdomo represented herself as an attorney and Homeland Security agent, offering to help victims obtain legal status and legal documents in exchange for money.

According to arrest warrants, she also officiated multiple fake wedding ceremonies

She is accused of extorting $20,000 from 12 victims. If they didn't pay, she threatened to have their families deported, warrants state.

On Thursday, officers said Perdomo was served with additional charges after an investigation led to the discovery of more victims.

Police also identified as a second suspect, 29-year-old Latoya Patrice Sanders, who they said represented herself as an employee of Perdomo and conspired to defraud victims.

Sanders also falsely presented herself as an immigration attorney, according to arrest warrants.

Officers asked anyone else who believes they have been victimized by Perdomo or Sanders to call the Greenville Police Department at 864-271-5333.

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