Doc Antle, Zoo Owner from 'Tiger King,' Charged With Money Laundering

6/7/2022 12:35:00 AM

Controversial animal wrangler earned his own spinoff of the popular Netflix series in 2021

Bhagavan “Doc” Antle, the self-stylized guru who gained attention for his turn in the popular Netflix docuseries 'Tiger King,' has been charged with laundering more than $500,000.

Controversial animal wrangler earned his own spinoff of the popular Netflix series in 2021

, was taken in to custody around 5:40 p.The man known as Bhagavan “Doc” Antle, made famous by the hit Netflix series"Tiger King," was arrested by the federal authorities on Friday in Horry County, South Carolina, home to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Antle's now-infamous Myrtle Beach Safari.Bhagavan “Doc” Antle was booked into the J.MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina --"Tiger King" star Bhagavan"Doc" Antle was arrested by the FBI and expected to appear in court Monday to face federal money laundering charges, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.

m.in Horry County.Reuben Long Detention Center at 5:38 p.The arrest is Antle’s latest tangle with law enforcement, following his indictment on wildlife trafficking, animal cruelty and other charges in late 2020.m.The indictment came after a months-long investigation conducted by the Animal Law Unit of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s office.local time, according to Myrtle Beach newspaper The Sun News.Two of Antle’s daughters were also charged with violating the Endangered Species Act and cruelty to animals as a result of the indictment.S.

Representatives from Antle’s Myrtle Beach Safari did not return Rolling Stone ‘s request for comment.The owner of the popular Myrtle Beach Safari and one of the stars of the “Tiger King” Netflix documentary series was booked into J.A spokesman for the U.In addition to Antle’s legal woes, additional accusations of sexual misconduct and predatory behavior — much of it from women both previously employed and romantically engaged with Antle — led him to earn his own Tiger King spinoff documentary, released in 2021.This story was updated on June 6 to include and detail the charges against Bhagavan “Doc” Antle and Andrew Jon Sawyer.https://t.In This Article:.More information on the case will also be provided then.

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Doc Antle from Netflix hit 'Tiger King' arrested by federal authoritiesLocal reports said no charges were immediately listed on the arrest records and Antle's arrest documents listed the FBI as the arresting agency after he was booked into a jail near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

‘Doc’ Antle of ‘Tiger King’ fame arrested by FBI on money laundering chargesThe owner of the Myrtle Beach Safari, who is best known nationally for his appearances on the Netflix documentary “Tiger King,” is now behind bars, according to online records.

'Tiger King' star Doc Antle to face money laundering chargesAntle is also facing 13 misdemeanor counts of conspiracy to violate the Endangered Species Act and animal cruelty charges tied to trafficking lion cubs. Carol Baskin!!!!!!’

'Tiger King' star Doc Antle to face money laundering chargesAntle is also facing 13 misdemeanor counts of conspiracy to violate the Endangered Species Act and animal cruelty charges tied to trafficking lion cubs. never heard of him “'Tiger King' star” is an oxymoron

‘Tiger King’ star Doc Antle to face money laundering charges“Tiger King” star Bhagavan “Doc” Antle was arrested by the FBI and expected to appear in court Monday to face federal money laundering charges Cool.

FBI arrests Doc Antle of ‘Tiger King’ fame“Tiger King” star Bhagavan “Doc” Antle was booked into a South Carolina jail by the FBI Friday evening, but no charges against him have been listed.