Model, Boyfriend Charged With $2 Million Identity Theft Fraud

Patricia Perez-Gonzalez, 26, and Alberto Companioni, 31, are accused of targeting senior citizens in the alleged scheme.
1:21 | 04/08/16

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Model, Boyfriend Charged With $2 Million Identity Theft Fraud
And there are new details about a bikini model from that and her boyfriend accused of living a life of luxury thanks to a multimillion dollar identity theft scheme. Here's ABC's Eva pilgrim. Reporter: Patricia perez-gonzalez and her boyfriend Alberto companion facing charges this morning of financing what appears to have been a lavish life on the backs of unsuspecting seniors. They wanted to look good when they were doing it. Reporter: The couple showed off on social media traveling to expensive resorts eating at fancy restaurants and buying designer goods allegedly blowing through over $2 million selling much of it on the black market in south America. Federal investigators say they bought it all using credit cards open in the names of at least 40 senior citizens. When we conducted the search warrants in this investigation, we identified credit card encoders as well as identity documents belonging to other individuals. Reporter: The pair caught in Miami in March after the banks tipped off federal agents who followed the trail of money and those internet posts to catch the couple. They are now charged with grand larceny and identity theft. Both have pled not guilty. This morning, federal investigators warn the couple did not act alone. Part of a much larger sophisticated identity theft ring. For "Good morning America," Eva pilgrim, ABC news, New York.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"1:21","description":"Patricia Perez-Gonzalez, 26, and Alberto Companioni, 31, are accused of targeting senior citizens in the alleged scheme.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/GMA","id":"38247287","title":"Model, Boyfriend Charged With $2 Million Identity Theft Fraud","url":"/GMA/video/model-boyfriend-charged-million-identity-theft-fraud-38247287"}