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Dr. James St. Louis of the Laser Spine Institute lost millions, it is alleged, to a tax accountant’s scheme.

Doctor loses millions, indicted accountant dies, federal tax case comes to a halt

TAMPA — Look up tax preparer Peter J. Pinaud online and you'll learn he went to prison in the 1980s for refund fraud. Would you trust him with your taxes? Professionals in the Tampa Bay area did, and some are suffering the consequences. Dr. James St. Louis, founder of the Laser Spine Institute, was duped out of at  …


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