Former TV host Adriana Arango and her husband Hugo Javier Coy accepted charges of fraud on Thursday.
Colombia’s Prosecution accused the couple of fraud and massive illegal money raising through a pyramid scheme.
According to the Prosecutor General, Arango and Coy founded a flower exporting company to earn illegally more than 12 billion pesos, around US$ 5.5 million, by deceiving 154 people.
The couple accepted the charges and will receive a mitigation of punishment for their confession, local media reported. Arango and Coy face a sentence of up to 24 months.