A famous Mexican TV host best know for proposing to Tom Brady is on the run with her husband after allegedly embezzling almost three billion pesos ($146million) from the country’s Ministry of the Interior.
A federal judge has issued an arrest warrant for Inés Gómez Mont, 38, and her lawyer husband Victor Manuel Álvarez Puga on September 10.
A famous Mexican TV host best known for proposing to Tom Brady (pictured proposing at the game in 2008) is on the run with her husband after allegedly embezzling almost three billion pesos ($146million) from the country’s Ministry of the Interior
The TV host is best known for proposing to Tom Brady (right) at the 2008 Super Bowl, where she arrived wearing a wedding dress
The money was allegedly funneled to companies connected to Álvarez Puga (pictured) in 2016 and 2017
The Mexican Attorney General’s office is requesting Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization, to issue an international arrest warrant – known as a red notice – to expand the search and help the country locate the couple.
The TV personality is best known for proposing to quarterback Tom Brady, while wearing a wedding dress, at the 2008 Super Bowl where she was reporting.
When Brady called on her during a press conference, she said: ‘I in love with you. Marry me, please.’
Brady responded by telling her she had a beautiful name before telling her he was a ‘one-woman man.’
He also told her she was ‘beautiful’ and ‘anyone with the opportunity to marry you would be a lucky man.’
Before fleeing Mexico for the US with her husband, she told fans on Instagram that they are ‘preparing to face this process and exercise all our rights.’
The TV host, who works for Azteca’s Los 25+ and Ventaneando, also claimed the couple were unaware of the arrest warrant.
Gómez Mont was a TV host on Azteca’s Los 25+ and Ventaneando before fleeing the country
She told her fans on Instagram that she and her husband were unaware of the arrest warrant and would be ‘exercise all our rights’ before they fled the country with their children. They are expected to be arrested once they return to Mexico
The TV host is best known for proposing to Tom Brady at the 2008 Super Bowl, where she arrived wearing a wedding dress
The couple faces charges of money laundering, operations with resources of illicit origin, and embezzlement, according to Yahoo.
They face a 20 to 60-year sentence if convicted, according to People magazine.
The couple allegedly laundered money through 1,500 banking operations.
The money was diverted from the Ministry of the Interior to companies linked to Álvarez Puga.
The company linked to Gómez Mont and Álvarez Puga is consider a ‘phantom’ business by the Ministry of Finance, meaning the company issues tax receipts for goods and services that were not actually carried out, according to Animal Político.
The Ministry of the Interior issued 2.9million pesos ($146million) to the business and seven other front companies. The money was dispersed throughout and ended up in the accounts of Gómez Mont and Álvarez Puga, according to a federal investigation.
The couple fled to an unknown location with their children, but are expected to face arrest when they return to Mexico, according to Vice.
Daily Mail attempted to contact Gómez Mont, Interpol, and the Ministry of the Interior, but did not hear back before publication.