Three plead guilty in Kansas City mortgage fraud

Case involves inflated sales price of politician's home

Three of 11 people indicted in January for an alleged scheme to inflate the sales price of a prominent Kansas City, Mo., couple’s home have entered guilty pleas and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in their investigation and testify against the remaining defendants.

Attorneys for three other defendants have also scheduled hearings in which they are expected to enter guilty pleas.

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