RAW: Maricopa County Assessor indicted in international adoption fraud scheme appears in court

Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen has been indicted in an international adoption fraud scheme that involves human smuggling, sale of children and communications fraud, multiple state attorneys general confirmed Tuesday evening.

Court documents say Petersen arranged travel for pregnant women from the Republic of the Marshall Islands to Arizona to give up their children.

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