Elected Arizona Official Paul Petersen Busted Selling Babies To Mormon Families | Michael Stone
Arizona Republic reports:
Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen, who was arrested Oct. 8 in Mesa, is facing state and federal charges in three states in connection with an adoption scheme stretching from the Republic of the Marshall Islands to Arizona, Arkansas and Utah.
Associated Press reports:
Petersen, a Republican, has been indicted in federal court in Arkansas and also charged in Arizona and Utah with crimes that include human smuggling, sale of a child, fraud, forgery and conspiracy to commit money laundering.