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Prominent supporter of Deveron Gibbons arrested on fraud charges

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Authorities say Thomas Coelho, a 40-year-old St. Petersburg ticket broker, has left behind a trail of legal and financial carnage in five states. His latest mess, police say, is right here in Tampa Bay. Coelho was arrested Thursday on a charge of scheming to defraud, accused of agreeing to sell $115,000 worth of Super Bowl XLIII tickets for a Tampa woman. Coelho is a prominent supporter of mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons. Just two months ago, Gibbons released a media advisory…

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