Late Tuesday night, Jeff Fletcher of the OC Register reported that Luis Rengifo “has been charged with falsifying divorce documents and selling property without the consent of his ex-wife in his native Venezuela.” The information is based off reporting by a Bogotá-based reporter, Marcos Grunfeld.
Fletcher writes that “Rengifo’s father, sister and lawyer are currently being detained in Venezuela, according to the report…An arrest warrant was issued for Rengifo, but it is unclear if the authorities in Venezuela would request extradition.”
“Rengifo allegedly forged divorce documents in July 2019 and they were legalized in December 2020. Using those false documents, Rengifo’s father reportedly arranged for real estate and vehicles to be sold to Rengifo’s sister, without the consent of his wife, Alba Marina Gonzalez Pinto.”
It is unknown how these issues will affect the Angels going forward. José Rojas was scratched from Tuesday night’s Salt Lake Bees game.