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The owner of a scrap metal business has been convicted of engaging in an organized criminal enterprise.

Media outlets report that Monday, 80-year-old William "Bill" Smith entered a Kennedy plea on the charge, while West End Recycling pleaded guilty to five counts of receiving stolen scrap metal. A Kennedy plea allows a conviction without the defendant admitting guilt.

The brother of West Virginia's governor has been sentenced to eight months of home confinement and three years of probation for federal drug charges.