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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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document-agreement-documents-sign-48148-300x199A 26-year-old Israeli woman was arrested on fraud charges in Florida last week after she allegedly tried to cash checks worth $1 million in the name of her 77-year-old husband, whom she married four months earlier.

Lin Helena Halfon faces charges of money laundering, organized fraud, and exploitation of an elderly person. She was ordered held on $1 million bond. It is unclear if she has acquired the services of an attorney.

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Florida Highway Patrol Trooper David Casillas was arrested on February 28 for allegedly helping his friend Jesus Del Valle hide a hit-and-run crash that severely injured gardener Yoel Montero. Casillas, 35, faces charges for official misconduct, filing a false insurance claim, and organized fraud.

According to the arrest report, the alleged hit-and-run crash occurred on June 30 last year. A SUV sideswiped a gardening crew that was working on 62nd Street in Miami Beach and severely injured Montero, who was working there at the time. He suffered a serious head injury and acutely damaged his right leg. Witnesses identified the SUV as a 2015 Range Rover.

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