Leonard Peth, allegedly a mastermind of a nationwide scheme to pay off mortgages with bogus money orders, has been indicted on mail fraud charges.

Federal marshals had arrested Mr. Peth in Tigerton, Wis., where he lives, for failing on Feb. 13 to answer a witness subpoena at a trial in Lafayette, La.

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