Paul Petersen would allegedly pay for women to travel to the US days or months before giving birth and live in a home that he owned until delivering. Photo: AP

US politician accused of running adoption scam trafficking pregnant women from Marshall Islands

  • Charges span about three years and involve some 75 adoptions. Investigators also found eight pregnant women from the Marshall Islands in raids
  • Paul Petersen would allegedly pay for women to travel to the US days or months before giving birth and live in a home that he owned until delivering
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Paul Petersen would allegedly pay for women to travel to the US days or months before giving birth and live in a home that he owned until delivering. Photo: AP
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