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FBI arrests New Mexico compound members

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – Five residents of a compound in Amalia, New Mexico, were arrested on Friday on charges of violating federal firearms and conspiracy laws, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

FILE PHOTO: Defendant Jany Leveille (L to R) sits next to her defense lawyer Kelly Golightley, defendant Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and his defense lawyer Tom Clark at hearing in Taos County District Court in Taos County, New Mexico, U.S., August 29, 2018. Eddie Moore/Pool via REUTERS

Jany Leveille, 35, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, 40, Hujrah Wahhaj, 37, Subhanah Wahhaj, 35, and Lucas Morton, 40, were charged in criminal complaints filed in the U.S. District for the District of New Mexico, the FBI said in a statement.

Reporting by Keith Coffman Writing by Andrew Hay; Editing by Toni Reinhold

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