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‘Tiger King’ Star Doc Antle to Face Money Laundering Charges

Doc Antle in 2012.

Doc Antle in 2012.

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Myrtle Beach, S.C. (AP) -- “Tiger King” star Bhagavan “Doc” Antle was arrested by the FBI and expected to appear in court Monday to face federal money laundering charges, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.

Federal agents arrested the controversial wild animal trainer Friday and he has been in custody at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center in Conway, South Carolina throughout the weekend.