Fla. teen ‘Dr. Love’ sentenced to one year in prison

UPDATE: Malachi Love-Robinson, also known as Dr. Love, was sentenced to one year in a Virginia prison on Monday.


UPDATE: Malachi Love-Robinson, also known as Dr. Love, pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he fraudulently used a distant relative’s credit card to attempt to purchase a Lexus in Stafford County, Virginia. The alleged incident took place in September.

Love-Robinson will next appear in court for a jury trial March 15 at 10 a.m.


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STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The 19-year-old accused of pretending to be a doctor in Florida will be in a Virginia courtroom Tuesday morning.

A Stafford County grand jury will hear the case against Fla. teen Malachi Love-Robinson, also known as “Dr. Love,” for fraud charges.

Authorities said Robinson tried to buy a car using a distant relative’s credit card information in Stafford.

Police said he brought a disabled, elderly woman who claimed to be his mother, to a car dealership to buy a Lexus.

Robinson was also arrested in February after law enforcement officials in Florida said he was practicing medicine without a license.

Robinson’s grand jury hearing is set to start at 9 a.m.

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