Doc Antle, known for the Netflix series Tiger King, was arrested Friday by the FBI in the American state of South Carolina. The 62-year-old animal trainer is suspected of money laundering.
Doc Antle owns the Myrtle Beach Safari animal park. According to TMZ, he is suspected of money laundering and would still be in jail. Antle is due to appear in court next week.
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It is not the first time the Tiger King star has been charged. In 2020, he was charged with animal smuggling and assault. His two daughters were also charged with animal cruelty. A months-long investigation revealed that Antle and the owner of a zoo had been smuggling lion cubs between Virginia and South Carolina.
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