DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Authorities say they have dealt a major blow to the illegal operations of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas as dozen of members plead guilty to federal racketeering charges.
Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies said Wednesday in Houston that those convicted in the case had been charged with committing a variety of crimes, including murder and drug trafficking.READ MORE: 'Your Rule-Making Proposal Sucks': Texas Lawmakers Scold Railroad Commission Head Over Potential Critical Infrastructure Loophole
Defendant Rusty Eugene Duke of Dallas is among them. He pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity. Duke is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 29, 2014.