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Mother of teens charged in prostitution ring speaks

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The mother of the boys says her sons Dionte and Thaishaun Hunter are good boys but they have made some bad choices. The mother of the boys says her sons Dionte and Thaishaun Hunter are good boys but they have made some bad choices.
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The mother of the boys accused of running a prostitution ring in Spokane says her sons Dionte and Thaishaun Hunter are good boys but they have made some bad choices.  She says that it's nothing like police are making it out to be though.

She sent us several photos of her sons via Facebook saying that she is outraged at the allegations against them.  She told Caitlin Rearden by phone that she doesn't believe her sons are guilty and believes that "police are abusing their power, creating ridiculous charges out of next to nothing." 

Their mother says she never received a dollar from either of her boys or her grandson's mother and had no knowledge of any prostitution ring. 

 She describes Dionte as an "all star athlete" who had such a bright future and was an excellent student.  "Dionte, is not a criminal," she says. 

She tells KHQ Thaishaun has been charged with leading organized crime but says police don't have the grounds to charge him.  She says the family is still fighting it.  "This has turned my life upside and I still have my daughter and grandson to raise," she says.

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