Florida Teen Is Being Charged With Practicing Medicine Without A License

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Malachi Love-Robinson, an 18-year-old from Florida, was arrested on Tuesday (Feb. 16) for practicing medicine without a license, according to WPBF. He was taken into custody by authorities who ran an undercover operation. Love-Robinson was allegedly advertising himself as a doctor on Facebook, and other similar sites.

The undercover operation was issued by the Palm Beach Narcotics Task Force and the Florida Department of Health. A county official pretended to be a patient receiving “medical advice” from a faux doctor.

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“I’m hurt because of all of these allegations,” Robinson told WPBF. “This is not the first time I have been accused and I will pursue this, and when I do, you will be the first to know.”

Robinson was swiftly arrested and charged with practicing medicine without a license, and he was held with a $6,000 bail with no attorney mentioned, according to NBC Washington. His office, New Birth New Life Alternative Medicine and Urgent Care Clinic, allegedly consists of a staff of ‘alternative medical professionals.”

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This isn’t the first time, however, the teen has been charged with fraudulent medical practices. Back in January of last year,  at 17 he was accused of posing as a doctor at St.Mary’s Medical Center. “I requested to shadow physicians,” he told reporters at the time. “Next thing I know, cops are there. That’s all I know.”

On Tuesday afternoon, the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office tweeted this:”Just because you saw a season of Grey’s Anatomy doesn’t mean you could practice medicine.”

Further details for this case is are still pending. Here is a video of the full coverage below: