A Florida father who reportedly owes $243,000 in child support has surrendered to authorities in New York state.
Carlos Acevedo, from Kissimmee, reported to the Orange County Family Court in Goshen, the Times Herald-Record reports.
Acevedo had been one of several cases targeted by a joint task force, combining local authorities and investigators from the US Department of Health and Human Services.
But the 48 year-old flew into New York from Florida before a court order was issued. He was brought up before family court judge Debra Kiedaisch and charged with failure to pay child support.
She set bail at $243,000 – the amount he reportedly owes, a standard practice in family courts. Acevedo was sent to Orange County Jail and is due to return to the court on June 28, the paper reports.
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