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2 Doctors Sent To Prison In Pill Mill Case

Two doctors have been sentenced to prison time for money laundering in one of the largest South Florida cases involving “pill mill” clinics that illegally dispensed vast amounts of prescription painkillers.

CBS Tampa–04/07/2014

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Substitute Teacher Gets 16 Years For Holdups

A substitute teacher from south Georgia will spend 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to a string of robberies.

CBS Tampa–04/04/2014

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Fla. Man Pleads Guilty To Poaching Sea Turtle Eggs

A South Florida man has pleaded guilty to poaching more than 300 sea turtle eggs.

CBS Tampa–03/29/2014

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Senate Passes Tougher Sexual Predator Bills

The Senate passed a package of bills designed to strengthen sexual predator laws on the first day of its annual session.

03/04/2014

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Doctor Faces 350 Years In Prison

A South Florida doctor could get a maximum 350-year prison sentence for his conviction in an illegal prescription drug pill mill case.

CBS Tampa–02/02/2014

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Prison For 2 Ex-Officers In Illegal Gun Sales Case

Two former South Florida police officers who are married have been sentenced to prison for illegally selling hundreds of firearms and violating tax laws.

CBS Tampa–01/10/2014

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Woman Guilty In $20M Medicare Fraud Scheme

A South Florida woman has pleaded guilty to involvement in several health care fraud schemes that cost the Medicare program an estimated $20 million in losses.

CBS Tampa–01/08/2014

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Ex-Coast Guardsman Guilty In Keys Murder Plot

A former Coast Guard officer in the Florida Keys has pleaded guilty to a murder for hire plot involving an attempt on a local businessman.

CBS Tampa–11/27/2013

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Wife Of Fla. Ponzi Schemer Faces Possible Prison For Trying To Hide $1Million In Jewelry

The wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is facing possible federal prison time when she is sentenced for trying to hide $1 million in jewelry from federal agents.

11/12/2013

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Authorities: Escaped Florida Prisoners Had Cell Phone Behind Bars

Two convicted killers who used forged documents to win their release from a Panhandle prison had a cellphone while behind bars that may have helped them plot their escape.

CBS Tampa–11/05/2013

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