Monday, October 28, 2019
From Fox News
An Arizona elected official was suspended Monday after being charged in a multimillion-dollar adoption scheme that allegedly brought pregnant women to the U.S. to give birth and then paid them to put the babies up for adoption.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors suspended assessor Paul Petersen -- he has refused calls to resign -- for 120 days without pay. The board doesn't have the power to remove him from his office, which determines the value of properties for tax purposes in Phoenix and its suburbs.
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