conspiracy

6 Accused of Running Prostitution Ring
SEATTLE (AP) — Six people have been charged with running what officials say was an organized prostitution ring.
U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says the six advertised their prostitution business on the Backpage.com. Some of the members rented apartments, transported sex workers to various location…
63 Indicted in Brazilian Meat Scandal and Trump Budget
**63 people have been indicted for their role in the Brazilian meat scandal and corruption in the Ministry of Agriculture. Federal auditors are accused of taking bribes in exchange for fraudulent sanitary permits.
The suspects are also charged with falsifying medical records and certificates, tamperi…
Renton Man Sentenced in Green Energy Scam
RICHLAND (AP) — A 77-year-old Renton man has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison for his role in helping a green energy company defraud the government of $9.5 million.
Gen-X Energy Group was an alternative fuel company based in Pasco and Moses Lake...
Eldest Bundy Son Wants Hearing to Challenge Detention Status
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The eldest son of jailed Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy is again asking to be released from federal custody pending trial in an armed standoff against federal agents near the family ranch in April 2014.
A judge in Las Vegas made no immediate ruling after Ryan Bundy argued Friday to re…