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PBC Inmate Overdoses on Fentanyl

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An investigation is being conducted after a Palm Beach County inmate died of a fentanyl overdose one week into a jail stay. The same man was set to attend a hearing where a judge would likely reduce the charges against him so that he could be released from jail. Travis William Fletcher had been… Read More »

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Boca Gas Station Manager Catches Credit Card Skimmers

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Ed Rudy, a Boca Raton gas station manager, found two men attempting to open up one of his pumps in order to scam credit card information. He immediately called the police as he watched them on a security camera. Police arrested Daniel Osman Milian-Diaz (30) and Francisco Costa-Perez (34). Both men are charged with… Read More »

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Veteran Opens Fire in VA Hospital

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Veteran and double amputee, 60-year-old Larry Ray Bon, was “committed” for 25 years after opening fire on Florida VA hospital. Bon pulled a handgun from his wheelchair and opened fire, randomly targeting individuals inside the hospital. While no one was killed, two people were struck by bullets, including a doctor. Bon was subsequently committed… Read More »

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Cincinnati Businessman Scammed of $120,000

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A Cincinnati businessman needed to pay his lawyers. He received an email to wire the money to an entity that called itself “Palm Beach Barbie”. While it’s obvious that he shouldn’t have, he did wire this money. When his law firm came asking for payment, he insisted that he’d already paid them. Anthony Harris… Read More »

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Florida Men Charged with Stealing Turtle Eggs

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Two Florida men are facing charges that they stole 93 protected turtle eggs and were going to sell them. The men face three felony charges under the Endangered Species Act. Each count has a maximum of five years, so the men are facing a 15-year prison sentence. Carl Lawrence Cobb (63) and Bruce Wayne… Read More »

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Palm Beach Developer Adds Former Judge to Defense Team Triggering Venue Change

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This isn’t a secret, but if you have enough money, you can play some interesting tricks on our criminal justice system. Recently, developer Glenn Straub added former Palm Beach County judge Jeffery Colbath to his defense team triggering the recusal of seven Palm Beach judges and a change of venue. Straub’s criminal case will… Read More »

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Doctor Accused of Sexual Assault by Patient

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A West Palm Beach doctor has been accused of sexual assault by a former patient. Teresa Chandler Bishop said that reporting the assault was one of the most difficult things she has ever done. Her report has led to the arrest of Dr. Saeed Khan. Bishop went to Khan’s office for a consultation regarding… Read More »

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Florida Woman Faces Charges Related to Car Burglaries

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Police say that Lake Worth Beach resident, 37-year-old Jacqueline Currell, broke into at least four vehicles and stole high-priced handbags and multiple credit cards. She then used the booty to go on a shopping spree. She had the help of a 26-year-old man who acted as her getaway driver in at least one of… Read More »

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Addiction Doctor Accused of Defrauding Government of Half a Billion

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Dr. Michael Ligotti is facing serious charges after the federal government said that he was implicated in a scheme that defrauded insurance companies out of over half a billion dollars. According to investigators, Ligotti is said to have bilked insurance companies of $681 million. Ligotti was originally investigated in connection with an addiction treatment… Read More »

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Three Charged in Twitter Hack and Bitcoin Scam

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One British man, one Florida man, and a Florida teen were charged in one of the most public Twitter hacks in recent memory. They managed to hack the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, athletes, and business moguls to scam people around the globe of around $100,000 in Bitcoin. Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested… Read More »

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