Another employee with the Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office has been arrested in connection with the undercover operation dubbed “Dirty Deeds.”
The Texas Department of Public Safety arrested Claudia Elisa Sanchez on Wednesday and charged her with one count of tampering with government records, DPS spokesman Johnny Hernandez stated. Sanchez worked at the tax assessor-collector’s office in San Benito.
No other information on her arrest was immediately available.
Earlier this year, Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Tony Yzaguirre Jr. was arrested along with county tax investigator Pedro Garza, dealer/notary supervisor Omar Sanchez-Paz and Chief of Investigations Lt. Jose Mireles.
Yzaguirre was charged with four counts of bribery, a second-degree felony; engaging in organized criminal activity, a first-degree felony; and official oppression, a Class A misdemeanor.
Garza was charged with bribery, engaging in organized criminal activity and official oppression.
Sanchez-Paz was charged with engaging in organized criminal activity and abuse of official capacity, a Class A misdemeanor.
Mireles was charged with bribery, engaging in organized criminal activity and official oppression.