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MCSO: Deputies arrest a woman for reporting a false rape in March in an attempt to gain U.S. citizenship

Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 11:34 AM EDT
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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - In a follow up to a story we brought you in March, Marion County Sheriff’s deputies are saying an alleged rape at the Baseline Golf Course was made up.

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According to deputies, Alma Duran claimed she was kidnapped, raped and left unconscious on the side of Highway 314.

After investigating the case and multiple interviews with the 52-year-old, deputies discovered she falsified the incident in an attempt to gain U.S. citizenship.

Duran was arrested for making a false report of a crime.

She is being held on a $1000 bond.

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