Court of Appeals upholds the 6 year sentence and $100,000 fine given in Arkansas to Maricopa County Arizona Assessor Paul Petersen who ran an illegal adoption scheme.

The Arizona politician from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that trafficked women from the Marshall Islands to supply children that were sold through an illegal adoption scheme lost an appeal. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the 6 year sentence and $100,000 fine given to Paul Petersen by a Fayetteville, Arkansas Judge Timothy Brooks. Continue reading Court of Appeals upholds the 6 year sentence and $100,000 fine given in Arkansas to Maricopa County Arizona Assessor Paul Petersen who ran an illegal adoption scheme.

Police seen digging around Harmony Montgomery’s home. Step-mother faces 9 new charges.

Police went to Harmony Montgomery’s home 13 times in 5 months. The majority of calls made were for domestic violence, animal, and building complaints. A neighbor contacted authorities on Aug. 5 of that year with concerns “about a young child living at that address”. The house was up for auction at the time and the caller claimed there was “no electricity, just a small generator and there is trash everywhere”, reports Boston,com.  The New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth, and Families was contacted to check the conditions and officials determined, “Everyone’s home, generator is running, food in the house, they are healthy. All is well”. Continue reading Police seen digging around Harmony Montgomery’s home. Step-mother faces 9 new charges.