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Businessman pleads guilty to bribing ex-Del. Cheryl Glenn (access required)

A Baltimore businessman pleaded guilty Monday to bribing former Maryland Del. Cheryl Glenn to introduce legislation and help at least two companies obtain medical cannabis-related licenses. Lance Lucas, 44, pleaded guilty to honest services wire fraud and violation of the Travel Act for ...

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Judge denies Oaks motion to dismiss 6 counts from indictment

A federal judge Tuesday denied state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks' motions to dismiss portions of the indictment against him, finding the lawmaker's request for draft legislation of a bond bill allegedly in exchange for a bribe constituted an "official act."

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Oaks attorneys debate meaning of ‘official act’ in bribery case (access required)

Attorneys for state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks argued Friday for the dismissal of six counts of the indictment against him, claiming his request the Maryland Department of Legislative Services draft a bond bill in the fall of 2016 was not an official act.

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Oaks pleads not guilty to obstruction as lawyers argue for severance

State Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks pleaded not guilty to obstruction of justice charges Thursday in federal court, where his attorneys argued that charge should be severed from nine others accusing him of bribery and fraud. Oaks, D-Baltimore City, appeared in U.S. District ...

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