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Supreme Court denies Nigerian’s appeal in Laurel-based elder abuse scam

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a Nigerian who, though never having been to Maryland, was convicted in Greenbelt federal court of conspiring to launder money from a Laurel-based online scam that convinced elderly people ...

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Baltimore police detective faces trial on charges he planted BB gun, lied on warrants

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

A former Baltimore police sergeant admitted to on-the-job misconduct and crime stretching back decades Tuesday as he testified in federal court against an ex-colleague on trial for conspiracy and falsifying records. This week’s trial against the defendant, Detective Robert Hankard, ...

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