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A Frenchman who was arrested when he arrived in the U.S. for a world beard-growing championship faces a prison sentence in Miami federal court for online drug trafficking using the alias "OxyMonster."

On both Florida coasts, the toll of oxycodone continues, as a doctor is arrested and clinic owners are convicted.

The Boca Raton Police arrested Dr. Harry Kesten, 47, owner of Quick Test Labs in Delray Beach, after he tried to buy $300 worth of oxycodone pills, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports. Police used an undercover informant to tape a phone conversation, then set up the fake buy.

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It doesn't pay to be too good at your job if you're an investigator for the state Department of Health, according to a report on WSVN-TV/7 News in Miami. An investigator and his supervisor, both of whom were said by outsiders to be good at finding illegal activity in the health professions, are no longer employed at DOH.