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The Florida teen who was busted for being a fake doctor has been sentenced to a 3 1/2-year prison term for his impersonations.
Malachi Love-Robinson was 17 when he first posed as a doctor in Florida three years ago, even peeking in on at least one gynecological exam. He was charged with larceny, identity theft, and fraud; and facing up to 90 years in jail, according to the Sun Sentinel.
Now he will serve just over two years after being credited for 16 months already served. He must also repay his victims $80,000 when he is eventually released, though he won’t be on probation.
In 2015, Love-Robinson opened a clinic that he later had to close after being issued a cease-and-desist order from the government for his lack of medical license. He later admitted that his Arizona State University diploma was fake.
In 2016, Love-Robinson was also busted in Virginia for fraudulently trying to purchase a Jaguar using his godmother’s personal information without her permission, according to BuzzFeed. Love-Robinson pleaded guilty to one count of false statement to obtain credit and a forgery-type charge. He was given a 10-year prison sentence that was immediately suspended by nine years.
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