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: North Texas Church Shines Light On Black-Owned Businesses In Remembrance Of Tulsa Race Massacre
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.