US polygamist sect leaders arrested


Mormon polygamy sect leaders arrested over fraud allegations

Image caption Lyle Jeffs, who is believed to be running the sect"s day-to-day operations, has been arrested

Eleven members of a polygamist Mormon sect have been arrested in the US on suspicion of food stamp fraud and money laundering.

The suspects, including several senior members of the sect, were detained in the states of Utah and South Dakota.

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