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Doctors 'Not Guilty' in Pill-Mill Deaths

In a surprise verdict that one attorney called a “huge victory,” two pain-clinic doctors were cleared in the deaths of eight patients, the Palm Beach Postreports.  However, Drs. Cynthia Cadet and Joseph Castronuovo were convicted of money laundering. Tuesday’s verdict capped a nearly two-month-long trial. 

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