Francisco Martinez- New Jersey- 2001 Jul 19, 2013 8:09:11 GMT -5
Post by Scumhunter on Jul 19, 2013 8:09:11 GMT -5
Fugitive Profile as of August 28th, 2014 (Based on FBI.gov profile):
Aliases: Francisco Martinez-Seminari, Francisco Seminari
Date(s) of Birth Used: October 23, 1961
Place of Birth: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Weight: 350 pounds
Occupation: Warehouse Worker, Textile Worker, Production Manager
Race: White (Hispanic)
Scars and Marks: Martinez has a discoloration on the portion of his head which is bald.
Remarks: Martinez is balding and usually wears baseball caps. He has permanent resident status in the United States. Martinez has ties to Ecuador, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida. He may be traveling throughout South America.
Who to call if you've seen him: Local FBI field office or embassy or submit a web tip at tips.fbi.gov
Francisco Martinez is wanted for shooting his employer to death just three days after the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attack on America. He was named John Walsh's #4 most wanted fugitive of 2003. Although his profile is no longer on AMW.COM, his FBI profile is and the description is below:
"Francisco Martinez is wanted for allegedly shooting to death his employer in Passaic, New Jersey, on September 14, 2001. The victim was shot execution-style in the basement of the building in which they both worked. The two men had allegedly been arguing that day after the victim confronted Martinez about his possible involvement in both a fire which was set at the business in August of 2001, as well as the ongoing theft of textile materials from the business. Local arrest warrants charging Martinez with murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon were issued in the Passaic County Superior Court on September 21, 2001. A federal arrest warrant charging Martinez with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was then issued on July 25, 2002, in Newark, New Jersey."
I remember the AMW profile on tv and it discussed how the crime happened right after 9/11 and therefore probably didn't get as much publicity as it should have. I also remember on of the children of the victim discussing the betrayal, since although Martinez was an employee, him and the owner had at one point been close friends.
Martinez is from Ecuador according to his FBI profile. Although AMW has captured a fugitive in Ecuador (George Saravanos) it might be easier for him to hide being a native. Then again, it should *not* be easier for him to hide considering he is listed as 350 pounds. He would only be 52 and in most cases, that means still alive, but considering he was severely overweight, he could have succumbed to something imo.
Warehouse worker is not that hard a job to get, so if he is still out there, it is also likely he is still working in a factory somewhere...
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