An arrest warrant has been issued in Venezuela for Los Angeles Angels infielder Luis Rengifo for allegedly falsifying paperwork, in line with a number of reviews.
Rengifo, 24, is accused of forging divorce papers in his native nation in July 2018 that had been then legalized in December 2020, The Orange County Register reported, citing a number of native reviews.
With the falsified paperwork, Rengifo’s father reportedly offered actual property and vehicles to the MLBer’s sister with out the consent of his spouse. She solely later realized of the dealings this 12 months and subsequently filed a grievance on Sept. 4.
In keeping with the report, Rengifo’s sister, father and lawyer had been detained on Saturday and an arrest warrant has been issued for Rengifo.
Rengifo was recalled from the Angel’s Triple-A affiliate on Sept. 1. On Saturday, he led the group to 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros after he homered with three RBIs.
“He’s transferring very well, he’s selecting it cleanly and making correct throws,” Maddon stated of Rengifo over the weekend. “Only a extra full recreation with a faster physique, that’s what I’m seeing.”
Rengifo has been with the Angels since 2018 when he was acquired in a commerce with the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Related Press contributed to this report.