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Former Prince George’s County exec Jack Johnson pleads not guilty in case

GREENBELT — Former Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. Johnson pleaded not guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to all eight counts against him, as federal prosecutors announced additional evidence gleaned from wiretaps would be introduced later this week. Assistant ...

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3 convicted in ‘Metro Dream Homes’ Ponzi scheme

GREENBELT — Three defendants were convicted for their roles in the $70 million “Metro Dream Homes” Ponzi scheme Friday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. Chief Financial Officer Michael Anthony Hickson, 46, of Commack, N.Y.; President Isaac Jerome Smith, 46, ...

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Bankruptcy judge to review Rosecroft auction

GREENBELT — A federal bankruptcy judge is scheduled to review the bid submitted by Penn National Gaming Inc. to buy Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George’s County. Judge Paul Mannes is set to review the deal on Wednesday. Penn National submitted ...

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FTC settles with Rockville companies over false debt relief claims

Three Rockville companies and their owner have agreed to pay $500,000 and stop offering debt relief services as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Media Innovations LLC, Hermosa Group LLC, Financial Future Network LLC and their owner, ...

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Maryland inmate charged with threatening Obama

GREENBELT — Federal authorities say a Maryland inmate has been charged with threatening President Barack Obama and a federal judge in letters. Forty-year-old Willie Ray Bryant was indicted Monday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. According to the two-page indictment, ...

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