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4 Polk Co. residents arrested in statewide racketeering, money laundering investigation

Posted: 9:26 AM, Aug 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-08 18:10:04-04
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POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is expected to discuss a statewide racketeering and money laundering investigation Thursday morning.

"Detectives worked with Organized Retail Crime Managers for a major retail chain to identify the suspects responsible for 568 fraudulent transactions at 67 different stores in 15 Florida counties," the Polk County Sheriff's Office said in a press release.

Of the seven arrests warrants issued, four of the suspects live in Polk County and have been arrested. The three other suspects live out of Polk County.

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Watch Sheriff Judd provide more details about the investigation at 10 a.m. below: