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April 21, 2014 12:37 PM

Platte City woman pleads guilty to conspiring to launder drug money

Mendy Read-Forbes, 38, faces seven to 15 years in prison after she admitted Monday to conspiring with a federal agent who she thought was a drug dealer to launder cash through the nonprofit company she operated, Forbes & Newhard Credit Solutions. Co-defendant Ronald Partee was sentenced to five years. Co-defendant Laura Shoop awaits sentencing.

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