Malachi Love-Robinson was booked into Palm Beach County Jail on Thursday on charges of grand theft and fraud
The 23-year-old is accused of stealing $10,000 from his employer, the United States of Freight
Love-Robinson allegedly ‘created dummy accounts and directed five unwitting clients [ of his employer], to pay directly into them’
He was first jailed in 2016 and served 20 of a 42 month sentence after pleading guilty to practicing medicine without a license, grand theft and fraud
Aged 18, he set up a medical practice in Florida, claiming to be a 25-year-old doctor and pretended to practice medicine
He also stole $35,000 from an elderly patient he pretended to treat
The current employer hired Love-Robinson shortly after his release from prison in September 2019
The scam made worldwide headlines because the fraudster was just 18 years old at the time
A man arrested as a teenager and jailed for practicng as a doctor in Florida, without any qaulification has been re-arrested following his release from prison.
Malachi Love-Robinson, served nearly three years behind bars for his doctor scam before he was set free in September 2019.
Love-Robinson, now 23, was booked into Palm Beach County Jail on Thursday on charges of grand theft and fraud.
Love-Robinson served nearly three years behind bars for his doctor scam before he was set free in September 2019.
In his latest scam Investigators now assert that Love-Robinson defrauded the his current employers of more than $10,000.
According to The Palm Beach Post, the company – United States of Freight -‘serves as a broker, connecting shippers to transport companies for a fee’.
Customers are supposed to pay the company directly, who will then pass on a cut of the sale to the carrier.
However, Love-Robinson allegedly ‘created dummy accounts and directed five unwitting clients to pay directly into them’.
The business owner noticed the missing money and contacted authorities who opened an investigation.
The employee suspected of diverting the funds, Malachi Love-Robinson, has now been released on bond pending an upcoming appearance in court.
Back in 2016, Love-Robinson made headlines after he was charged with presenting himself as a medical doctor, setting up a clinic and pretending to practice medicine without a license. He was just 18 years old at the time.
Love-Robinson was illegally operating a medical practice, complete with an office, a lab coat and stethoscope
He was busted after an undercover police officer went to his office, The New Birth New Life Medical Center and complained of lethargy, sneezing and a sore throat.
He took the undercover officer’s temperature and also used a stethoscope to check her heart and lungs.
He then told the female cop that she was suffering from allergies and recommended she take an over-the-counter medication.
It was later learned that Love-Malachi also stole $35,000 from an elderly patient.
The young master imposter initially defended his actions in several interviews and claimed that he never told anyone he was a medical doctor.
However, he has claimed to have a PHD, but has never shown documentation or said what field it is in.
‘There are many types of degrees out there that hold the title of doctor – whether they are physicists or engineers. Just because someone has the title of doctor in front of their name does not necessarily imply “MD”,’ he told ABC.
However, he later pled guilty to grand theft and practicing medicine without a license and was jailed for three-and-a-half years.
The youngster has also previously done time in a Virginia prison for trying to buy a Lexus by using a fake earnings statement.
Love-Robinson’s biography on the New Birth New Life website referred to him as a ‘well rounded professional’ and highlights his preference for alternative therapies