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U.S. attorney: Madoff employee to plead guilty in N.Y.

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors say one of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff’s former controllers will plead guilty in New York to conspiracy charges in history’s largest Ponzi scheme. Prosecutors said in a letter to a judge late Tuesday that ...

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Ex-CEO of Maryland fast-food franchise pleads guilty

Federal prosecutors say the former CEO of a fast-food franchise has pleaded guilty to embezzling $885,000 and using the money for prostitutes, phone sex and personal expenses for phone sex providers. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Baltimore says 55-year-old Mark ...

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FDA chemist pleads guilty to insider trading

WASHINGTON — A chemist with the Food and Drug Administration pleaded guilty Tuesday to using a confidential drug database to earn nearly $3.8 million by trading the stock of companies with new drug applications. Cheng Yi Liang, a chemist who ...

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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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First Mariner exec pleads guilty after BWI gun incident

LINTHICUM — First Mariner Bancorp CEO Edwin Hale has pleaded guilty to interfering with security at BWI-Marshall Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his luggage at a checkpoint. Prosecutors say an Anne Arundel County District Court judge gave ...

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Man pleads not guilty in Maryland bomb plot

A spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Baltimore says a man accused of plotting to kill military personnel with a car bomb has pleaded not guilty. Marcia Murphy says Antonio Martinez appeared in U.S. District Court for an arraignment ...

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Potomac teen gets 25 years in slaying of salesman

ROCKVILLE — Prosecutors say a Potomac teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the death of a 57-year-old car salesman last year. Eighteen-year-old Emily Geller was sentenced on Monday. She pleaded guilty in July to first-degree murder ...

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