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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

White Separatist Wins

WASHINGTON () -- The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to pay $3.1 million to white separatist Randy Weaver and his family to settle their claims over the killing of Weaver's wife and son during a 1992 siege by federal agents.


Under the settlement, each of three surviving children of Vicki Weaver receives $1 million and her husband, Randy, gets $100,000.


The Weaver family had filed civil claims against the government and a lawsuit against specific federal officials seeking $200 million in damages. The claims were filed in preparation for filing an additional lawsuit.