ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A North Texas mental hospital faces more criminal charges for holding patients illegally and against their will.

The eleven additional counts are on top of the nine a grand jury already handed down to Sundance Behavioral Healthcare System.

This indictment carries with it a nearly $4.5 million fine against the corporation.

Since 2013, patients and their loved ones have reached out to the I-Team complaining about abuse, neglect, threats with needles and more. But the one complaint CBS 11 receives most is from loved ones who say patients are held against their will.

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