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Feds: Substance-abuse counselor took bribes to falsify urine-test results

A former substance-abuse counselor took bribes from drug-treatment program participants who wanted to dodge their urine tests, according to a federal grand jury indictment. Lauren Jeannette Diggs, 50, of Rockville, was also accused of selling false discharge certificates, witness tampering ...

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Developer who bribed former Prince George’s county executive sentenced

GREENBELT— A real estate developer who acknowledged bribing former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Sixty-eight-year-old Dr. Mirza Hussain Baig of Burtonsville was sentenced Thursday. Baig, a physician, was also ordered to ...

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Former Prince George’s housing director sentenced to 3 years

GREENBELT — A former Prince George’s County housing director has been sentenced to three years and one month in prison for his role in a corruption scheme involving former county executive Jack Johnson. James Johnson pleaded guilty to asking for ...

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Prosecutors want Johnson to pay fine before prison

GREENBELT — Prosecutors say former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has the money to pay a $100,000 fine related to his extortion conviction before he heads to prison. The Washington Times reports that a motion was filed on Wednesday ...

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Currie bribery trial to open this week

ANNAPOLIS — Prominent Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie will stand trial in federal court this week accused of taking bribes from two former executives of Shoppers Food Warehouse. Currie, who served as chairman of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee before ...

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