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There is a white 2020 “Lambo” driving around Santo Domingo with plates indicating it belongs to a police officer. Obviously, in all probability, a very high-ranking one.

Diario Libre reports that nevertheless, the numbers do not add up. You see the pay for the highest officer, the director of the National Police, is less than US$2,000 a month, base pay. Add another US$2,000 for “incentives,” and the total still falls way short of the money usually needed to obtain a vehicle that starts with a base price of around US$200,000, and then you have to add on the options. Add nearly US$3,000 for a sunroof, surround camera, another US$2,000. Interior lighting package is over US$3,000. Of course, the sound system is special: Bang & Olufsen, at just US$6,300.

The question being asked is: Who owns this car? And how?

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