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Tiger King star pleads guilty to animal trafficking and money laundering
Doc Antle, a shady character from Tiger King, a popular Netflix documentary series during the pandemic, has pleaded guilty to a series of criminal charges, including money laundering and animal trafficking!

Bhagavan Antle, better known as Doc Antle, could face a sentence of up to five years, as he is accused of engaging, over many years, in an elaborate scheme of illegal trafficking by attempting to conceal transactions involving wild animals, including cheetahs, tigers, lion cubs and a chimpanzee.

Recall that Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness was released on Netflix in March 2020 and is a true-crime documentary series that quickly became a cultural phenomenon with a particular focus on Joe Exotic, the eccentric owner of the Greater Wynnewood exotic animal park in Oklahoma.

Joe Exotic is a larger-than-life character who became infamous for his style and feuds with rival feline owners, including Doc Antle.

The documentary covers a range of topics, from animal cruelty and exploitation to murder-for-hire conspiracies. It explores the lives and backgrounds of these individuals, their businesses and the complex web of relationships and controversies that surround them.

The dubious practices of these pseudo-zoos owners certainly caught the attention of federal agents, leading to Doc Antle’s arrest in June 2022 by the FBI in the criminal case to which he had just pleaded guilty.

The judge in charge of the case will soon rule on the sentence to be imposed… to be continued!

As for Joe Exotic, he’s still in prison for conspiracy to commit murder…

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