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An elected official in #Arizona accused of running a #humansmuggling scheme that brought pregnant women from the #MarshallIslands to the U.S. pleaded not #guilty Tuesday to federal charges in Arkansas. startribune.com/arizona-offici…
Authorities say #MaricopaCountyAssessor #PaulPetersen faces charges in Arizona, Arkansas and Utah include human smuggling, sale of a child, fraud, forgery, and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
The criminal case against Petersen spans #3years and involves some #75adoptions, authorities say, with about 30 adoptions in three states. Court documents say the women brought to the U.S. were crammed into homes owned by #Petersen, sometimes with little to no prenatal care.
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The charges against the Marines — all of whom are lance corporals serving in two battalions of the 1st Marine Division — vary, but include larceny, perjury, drunkenness and failure to obey an order.
Byron D. Law & David J. Salazar-Quintero, are members of 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. Criminal activity came to light when U.S. Customs & Border Protection agents arrested Law & Salazar-Quintero on July 3 for attempting to smuggle 3 people from Mexico across U.S. border.
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
Week of July 30, 2018
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1. Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charges.

#childpornography #projectsafechildhood #ICAC #NewMexico

justice.gov/usao-nm/pr/las…
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Selected list of #indictments for June 27, June 28, and June 29, 2018
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1. First Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors Results in Arrests of More Than 35 Individuals Selling Illicit Goods and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs and More Than $23.6 Million

#darknet #drugtrafficking #weaponstrafficking

justice.gov/opa/pr/first-n…
2. Multiple convictions in federal sex trafficking cases

#childsextrafficking #indianapolis #indiana

justice.gov/usao-sdin/pr/m…
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