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PIP Clinic Owner Arrested for Campaign Donations

Chiropractor Mark Cereceda, owner of a Hialeah accident clinic, has been charged with making his employees and their family members donate to political campaigns and then reimbursing them, to get around the $500 limit on personal donations, the Miami Herald reports. Two of the most powerful state senators -- President Don Gaetz and Joe Negron -- received the contributions, although investigators say they don’t think the candidates knew they were illegal.

In other news, a Boca Raton psychiatrist is under an emergency suspension after an undercover agent found out he was writing prescriptions for pain pills without examining patients, the Palm Beach Post reports.