Rapist does not want to pay $750 restitution to victim

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Ray Tedtaotao Camacho does not want to pay restitution to the woman he kidnapped and raped.

Guam – How much compensation would you seek if your body was violated? For one victim it wasn’t about the dollar amount but instead a means of holding the man who raped her accountable.

But her attacker Ray Tedtaotao Camacho does not want to pay up. The defense for Camacho has asked the court to waive the restitution citing that Tedtaotao may not be getting out of prison and does not have the means to pay the restitution.

The victim Monique Baza is only seeking $750 from her attacker, the cost of her wedding ring that was never recovered after she was kidnapped and raped. Chief prosecutor Peter Santos urged the court to not allow the convicted rapist to re-victimize her by denying the requested restitution.

For Baza, it isn’t about the money.  Instead, it is a symbol of something precious that what was stolen from her, according to Santos—who further stated the restitution was part of the plea offer that Camacho signed.

Superior Court Judge Anita Sukola has taken the matter under advisement.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.