Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Scam

Hopkinsville, KY – A Hopkinsville couple pled not guilty yesterday in connection to a phony investment scam. Robert and Ann Scarborough were arraigned in Christian County Court on charges they defrauded victims of more than 516-thousand dollars. The Scarboroughs are accused of soliciting investors in phony real estate opportunities in Kentucky, Nevada, and Indiana. Kenneth and Sheila Kennedy of Clarksville, Tennessee are also charged in the scam. Mrs. Kennedy has pled guilty in U-S District Court in Nashville to wire fraud and money laundering. She could face thirty years in jail. Mr. Kennedy's whereabouts are currently unknown. Ann Scarborough also faces charges in Tennessee's U-S District Court. The Scarboroughs are back in Christian Circuit Court October 7th for a pre-trial conference.