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WATCH: Woman Who Allegedly Faked Abduction Attacks News Cameraman


samantha-martinez-via-nbc-6One thing on top of another. On Wednesday, Miami woman Samantha Martinez, 20, was just leaving jail after being arrested for faking a kidnapping. That’s when an NBC 6 team met her in the parking lot for an interview. Things, as they say, escalated.

Several video clips show Martinez cursing out and rushing a cameraman.

Here’s the same incident from another angle. The man seen trying to restrain her is her boyfriend, who remains unidentified in reports.

And this one shows her being arrested. The NBC 6 team claimed she’d thrown a rock at anther TV crew. Seems like she didn’t want to speak to reporters.

That morning, the Miami Police Department had announced that they arrested Martinez for faking the abduction.

He’d allegedly cheated on her, so she hid out at a friend’s house, and texted him demands for a ransom, police said. Ostensibly, the “kidnapper” had commandeered her phone. It went as far as her allegedly sending a phone message of her crying.

The news team involved in the parking lot incident declined to press charges, so she was let go, but as for the kidnapping thing, she’ll need to go to court on Tuesday.

Her boyfriend told NBC 6 that he plans on staying with her.

“I changed my life,” he said. “And people change too.”

[Screengrab via NBC 6]

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