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Law blog roundup

It was the best times and the worst of times in the law blog round-up this Monday. Though, it was mostly just the worst of times if you are a current or incoming law school student – or if you ...

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Md.’s U.S. Attorney talks about why his office is targeting online gaming sites

Last week, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland lobbed the first volley against one of the biggest players in the online sports betting world when it seized the Bodog.com website and charged four of the company’s officers ...

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Clean Green Fuel owner backs out of plea deal in $9M case

A Perry Hall man accused of selling $9 million worth of phony clean energy credits reversed course on a plea agreement minutes before his 1 p.m. arraignment in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Thursday. Instead of entering a ...

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Prosecutors release $33 million from Vatican Bank

VATICAN CITY — Prosecutors ordered the release Wednesday of euro23 million ($33 million) seized from a Vatican Bank account last year in a money-laundering probe. The Vatican welcomed the move and said the funds were ordered returned after the Holy ...

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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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