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pexels-photo-164501-300x200The former president of a private medical career college in West Palm Beach, FL, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly using the school’s debit card to pay for personal shopping totaling more than $82,000.

Brenda Lee Green was charged with grand theft, organized fraud, and money laundering. She was booked into jail and was released hours later on $35,000 bond. The press did not name an attorney for her.

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money-eye-300x169Interior designer Antonio DiMarco was arrested on October 10 for allegedly stealing more than a million dollars from clients to finance a pricey lifestyle.

DiMarco, 42, is charged with money laundering, two counts of grand theft of more than $100,000, and obtaining property worth over $50,000 by fraud. He was ordered held on $400,000 bond during a court hearing Thursday.

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crime-scene-tape-300x200Antwoine Shane Brown of Miami, Florida was arrested last week for allegedly defrauding six people on Craigslist by taking payments for heavy equipment and a classic car, but never delivering the goods.

Brown, 24, is charged with grand theft, defrauding a financial institution, money laundering, and scheming to defraud and structuring transactions to evade reporting requirements. He is being held at Broward County Jail on $145,000. The press did not name an attorney for Brown.

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Miami police officer Mario Figueroa has been suspended with pay after a video of him kicking the head of a suspect who was on the ground in handcuffs went viral.

Figueroa was suspended by Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina, who said that the circulating video “depicts a clear violation of policy.” Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle has also launched an investigation that could potentially lead to Figueroa’s prosecution.

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Andre Leite of Coconut Creek, Florida was arrested last month for allegedly defrauding the city of Deerfield Beach of $300,000 by wrongfully representing himself as a licensed plumber. Leite, 50, was charged with fraud, money laundering, grand theft, forgery, and working as an unlicensed contractor.

According to the arrest report, Leite, who owns Andre Plumbing, was hired to fix toilets and sinks at city facilities from 2012 to 2016. He reportedly applied to become the city’s plumber by submitting the certificate and license number of Glaydson Machado Silva, the owner of GMS Plumbing in Fort Lauderdale.

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