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Samuel DalembertSamuel Dalembert, an ex-NBA player for the New York Knicks, was arrested on September 11 after allegedly hitting his girlfriend and her relative. Dalembert, 36, faces battery charges. He was released from Palm Beach County jail the following day. News sources did not name an attorney for Dalembert.

According to the arrest report, the alleged incident took place at Dalembert’s home on Northeast Orchid Bay Drive. Police were dispatched to the house after someone called 911 from that address. Officers who arrived at the scene described Dalembert as “aggressive.” He was reportedly not pleased that someone had called the police.

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Craig Sizer of Miami, Miguel Mesa of Miami Lakes, Keith Houlihan of Boca Raton, Florida, and 10 others from Florida and California have been arrested by the FBI and face multiple fraud charges for allegedly scamming $23 million from over 700 investors across the U.S. from 2009 to 2015.

The other 10 named in the indictment are Charles K. Topping of North Bay Village, Juan M. Perez Ortega of Miami Lakes, Matthew William Wheeler of Miami, Charles David Smigrod of Coconut Grove, Jason David Hershberger of Fort Lauderdale, James Wayne Long of Miramar, Shawna Leigh Lynch of Fort Lauderdale, Jack Willard Sini of Miami, Anita Sgarro of Marina Del Ray, California, and Martin Miller of Miami Beach.

All 13 are charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and several counts of mail fraud. Sizer, Mesa, Topping, Sgarro, and Houlihan are also charged with substantive counts of wire fraud. New sources did not name attorneys for any of the defendants.

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Roberto Omar Ernesto Bastardo PenaRoberto Omar Ernesto Bastardo Pena, a former Wells Fargo employee of Jupiter, Florida, was arrested on September 16 and is being charged with grand theft and fraud. Pena, 33, allegedly took $185,000 from the account of a Wells Fargo client and transferred it to a fake checking account under his control.

Pena reportedly confessed the crime to his boss before going to Jupiter police. Jail records show he was released the following day after paying a $30,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court again on October 17. News sources did not name an attorney for Pena.

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Christine Brown WesleyChristine Brown Wesley of Jupiter, Florida was arrested last week on grand theft charges after allegedly stealing over $525,000 from the law firm Vernis and Bowling over the last two years. Wesley, 44, was booked into Palm Beach County jail last Thursday and released on bond the next day. It is unclear if she has hired an attorney.

According to the arrest report, Wesley had worked for the North Palm Beach law firm for 12 years before she was promoted to manager in 2014. Her new position came with an $8,000 salary increase as well as access to the law firm’s passwords and finances.

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Anthony QuintalAnthony Quintal of Sunrise, Florida was arrested last Saturday for allegedly beating, robbing, and raping a 60-year-old woman. He faces charges for aggravated battery, sexual battery, and some unspecified drug-related offenses. It is unclear if bond has been set for Quintal, 25, or if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

According to the arrest report, Quintal purportedly attacked the woman while she was taking a walk near Cypress Preserve Park on Northwest 90th Terrace in the early hours of the Saturday morning. Police say Quintal first approached her with the intention of stealing her cellphone, but the victim doesn’t speak English well and could not understand his demands.

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