Kevin and Tami Sawyer are pleading "not guilty" to 21 counts of fraud and money laundering. Judge Thomas Coffin in Eugene appointed attorneys for both husband and wife because they cannot afford to pay for their legal defense. Prosecutors are also working on their case in what they are calling a $4-million investment scheme. A status conference is scheduled for December 20th and a jury trial is slated for January 11th. The Sawyers are not on conditional release. They told our news partner; News Channel 21 that they think Monday’s arraignment went well and are looking forward to fighting the allegations against them.