Former Arizona Official Pleads Guilty in Adoption Scheme Thursday, 25 June 2020
Paul D. Petersen charged as much as $30,000 to bring pregnant women into the United States and give up their newborn children for adoption, officials said.

You Might Like

Related news from verified sources

Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer pleads guilty in adoption scheme; prosecutor who quit in Roger Stone case gets new job

*Lawyer pleads guilty in illegal adoption scheme* A lawyer and former assessor in Maricopa County, Arizona, pleaded guilty Friday to human smuggling and...
ABA Journal

Ex-Arizona official pleads guilty to human smuggling charge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arizona official pleaded guilty Wednesday to a human smuggling charge for what prosecutors called his role in running an...
Seattle Times

Ex-official changing plea in Arkansas human trafficking case

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arizona official accused of running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands is...
Seattle Times