'RHOA' star Peter Thomas arrested in Miami on fraud charges

Peter Thomas was arrested at Miami International Airport on Friday.
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Peter Thomas was arrested at Miami International Airport on Friday.

Credit: Miami-Dade County Police Department

Credit: Miami-Dade County Police Department

reality television show personality and club owner in Charlotte, North Carolina, spent the night in a Miami jail after he was arrested on fraud charges.

Peter Thomas, who is featured on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," was arrested Friday at Miami International Airport on a fugitive warrant.

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Miami-Dade Police said the warrant for Thomas is from Louisiana, where he is accused of writing fraudulent checks.

Thomas, 58, said the allegations were false.

Prosecutors dismissed an assault charge against Thomas last year.

A former employee of his Bar, Sports One in uptown Charlotte, filed a charge after she said he assaulted her in the club.

The prosecutor decided she didn't have enough evidence to prove the charge in court.

In addition to Sports One, Thomas owns a club in Charlotte, Club One.