Shameka Miller, a 27-year-old customer service representative was arrested and charged on Monday for conspiring with others to act as if she was kidnapped and held at ransom for 1 million dollars for her safe release.
It is said that her and her sister received some shared family money, her in the total of 1 million dollars and her sister in the total of 1.5 million dollars. Shameka knew her sister had the 1 million dollar in her possession, she wanted that 1 million dollar from her sister, whom the video was sent to.
In the video Shameka is seen kneeling on the floor towards a wall, with a man holding a gun to her head.
The family decided that they were not going to send the criminals the 1 million dollars and was bargaining with them to lower the amount they were requesting.
After couple of days and the criminals did not receive the 1 million dollars, Shameka appeared, saying the gunmen masked her up and left her in Spanish Town.
After thorough investions the police determined that it was all faked and that Shameka and her co-conspirators came up with a plan to extort money from her sister and family.
She was charged for extortion, carrying out public mischief, acting as if a crime accord & acting as if she was a victim when she wasn’t.