Mar 29, 2018

Former state senator Oaks pleads guilty to fraud charges

The former Baltimore lawmaker will be sentenced in July. He formally resigned from the General Assembly on Thursday morning.

Oct 1, 2015

Annapolis developer pleads guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

The owner of Richland Homes pleaded guilty Thursday to making false statements in a real-estate closing.

Aug 5, 2015

Indemnity founder Cohen seeks to withdraw from plea

A former insurance executive convicted of wire fraud in June has requested that a judge allow him to withdraw his guilty plea because he says he entered it under false pretenses. Sentencing for Jeffrey B. Cohen was set for Tuesday and Wednesday but was postponed after the government alerted Judge William D. Quarles that a […]

Aug 19, 2013

Man pleads guilty in cannibalism case

BEL AIR — A former Maryland college student who told authorities he killed a man and ate his heart and parts of his brain pleaded guilty but not criminally responsible Monday in Harford County Circuit Court. Alexander Kinyua, 22, entered the plea to first-degree murder in the death of 37-year-old Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie last year. […]

Jan 4, 2013

Jail worker charged in inmate death pleads guilty

GREENBELT — A Maryland jail worker accused of failing to seek medical attention for an inmate found hanging by a sheet while in custody has pleaded guilty in the case. Forty-nine-year-old Anthony McIntosh pleaded guilty Friday to falsification of records in a federal investigation. McIntosh was working at the Prince George’s County jail in June […]

Nov 29, 2012

Army GI testifies during Wikileaks trial that he thought he’d die in custody

The Army private charged in the biggest security breach in U.S. history testified Thursday that he felt like a doomed, caged animal after he was arrested in Baghdad for allegedly sending classified information to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks. Speaking publicly for the first time about his May 2010 arrest and subsequent confinement, Pfc. Bradley Manning […]

Nov 8, 2012

GI offers plea acknowledging WikiLeaks role

A U.S. Army private charged with sending mountains of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks has offered to plead guilty to reduced charges in a move that military justice experts on Thursday called surprising and potentially pointless. The unilateral offer, if accepted by the military judge, would still leave the government free to prosecute […]

Sep 27, 2012

Ex-Clyde’s controller pleads guilty to mail fraud

WASHINGTON — The former controller of Clyde’s Restaurant Group has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $650,000 from the company. Fifty-five-year-old Nancy Preston of Vienna, Va., entered the plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court. She will be sentenced on Dec. 12. Preston also agreed to sign over $258,000 worth of stock awards and options to Clyde’s, […]

Jul 11, 2012

Aide to 2010 Gray mayoral bid admits to ‘shadow campaign’

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was elected in 2010 with the aid of $650,000 in illicit funds from a district businessman, a Gray campaign consultant acknowledged in federal court Tuesday. Eugenia “Jeanne” Clarke Harris’s guilty plea confirmed that off-the-books payments were being used to pay for consultants, supplies and other expenses supporting [&hellip[...]

Jul 9, 2012

4 enter guilty pleas in St. Patrick’s beating

Prosecutors say four people charged in the videotaped beating of a Virginia man on St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Baltimore have pleaded guilty in connection with the attack. Twenty-one-year-old Shatia Baldwin and 20-year-old Aaron Parsons both pleaded guilty robbery on Monday. Nineteen-year-old Deangelo Carter and 20-year-old Shayona Davis pleaded guilty to second-degree assault. Parsons was [...]

Jun 29, 2012

Peter Madoff pleads guilty in NYC, blaming brother

NEW YORK — The younger brother of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff — the loyal No. 2 at an investment firm that fronted a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme — pleaded guilty Friday, agreeing to serve 10 years in prison and saying he was “in total shock” when he learned of the fraud. Peter Madoff, 66, entered the […]

Mar 15, 2012

Lawyer seeks dismissal in Wikileaks case

FORT MEADE — An attorney for an Army private charged with leaking hundreds of thousands of pages of classified information asked a military judge Thursday to dismiss the charges against his client, arguing the government bungled the turning over of documents in the case. The request came during a hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning at […]

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