Dateline shows on sex sting

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An East Bay oncologist pleaded no contest Thursday to felony attempted lewd conduct with a child under 14 in a televised sex sting operation conducted in Petaluma three years ago. Now, Dr. Maurice Wolin, 51, will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life and faces up to 90 days in the county jail under the terms of his plea agreement approved by Judge Arthur Wick. Wolin declined to comment as he left the courtroom with his lawyer, Blair Berk. He was among the last of 31 defendants in the case led by Petaluma police and assisted by a Southern California-based group called Perverted Justice. Matt Stapleton, who oversaw the investigation and attended the hearing.

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