Former executives of Springfield charity and Arkansas state Senator indicted in multi-million-dollar corruption scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Missouri-based charity and an Arkansas state Senator have been indicted in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme. Bontiea Bernedette Goss, and her husband, Tommy Ray Goss, both 63, and Jeremy Young Hutchinson, 45, were charged on March 29, in a 32-count indictment released this week. The trio, along with other defendants, are accused of embezzling funds from the charity, known as Alternative Opportunities until its 2015 merger with Preferred Family Healthcare, as well as offering bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, as reported at OzarksFirst. The investigation is onging.