Four charged in housing schemes

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The Marion County Prosecutor's Office has filed multiple charges against four suspects accused of renting or selling homes they did not own to unsuspecting buyers. Shel Amos and Beverly Cannedy were charged with two counts of corrupt business influence, two counts of burglary, six counts of forgery and six counts of theft. Willie Hawkins was charged with corrupt business influence, two counts of burglary, 10 counts of theft and three counts of tax evasion. Wendell Brown, also known as Menes Ankh-EL, was charged with five counts of forgery, one count of theft, four felony counts of intimidation and one misdemeanor count of intimidation.

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