Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Robert Hur

U.S. Attorney Robert Hur arrives at U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Nov. 21, 2019. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Jan. 12, 2023, appointed Hur as a special counsel to investigate the presence of documents with classified markings found at President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Del., and at an office in Washington. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)
Jan 12, 2023

Ex-U.S. attorney Robert Hur named special counsel to investigate Biden docs

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Robert Hur as special counsel to investigate classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s home and at an office.

Nov 8, 2022

Justices deny Baltimore gang members’ appeal of family’s trial exclusion

The Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of convicted Baltimore gang members who said their right to have family and friends attend their trial was violated.

Oct 14, 2022

Baltimore gang members seek Supreme Court review of family’s exclusion from trial

Eight men convicted in a gangland murder and drug dealing conspiracy in Baltimore urged the U.S. Supreme Court this week to review and set aside their convictions.

Feb 3, 2021

Hur resigns as Maryland’s U.S. attorney

U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur, who had scored a series of high-profile political corruption convictions and launched anti-gang initiatives in Baltimore, is resigning as chief federal prosecutor in Maryland. Hur said Wednesday that he will resign his post Feb. 15 and be replaced on an interim basis by assistant Jonathan F. Lenzner. Hur’s resignation enables […]

Nov 6, 2020

Ex-Cecil Bank president gets 2-year sentence for bribery, fraud

Former Cecil Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Mary Beyer Halsey was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, receiving a bribe and making a false statement in bank records in connection with the straw purchase of a home in Rising Sun upon which the bank had foreclosed. U.S. […]

Apr 15, 2020

U.S. attorney accuses ex-Baltimore officers of lying to FBI

Two former Baltimore police officers face trial in federal court for having allegedly lied to U.S. law enforcement in connection with their purported plan to sell cocaine seized during a drug arrest they helped conduct in the city 11 years ago. According to charges brought by the Maryland U.S. attorney, Victor Rivera and Ivo Louvado […]

Nov 7, 2019

Woman charged with embezzling from apartment complex manager

A Maryland woman has been indicted on charges she engaged in a scheme to embezzle money from her employer, a company that managed residential apartment buildings.

Sep 3, 2019

Man gets 30 months in prison for role in $20M Ponzi scheme

GREENBELT — A Maryland man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for his role in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of more than $20 million. U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis on Wednesday sentenced 53-year-old Bradley Mascho, of Frederick, to 30 months in federal prison. U.S. Attorney Robert Hur’s office […]

U.S. District Court Greenbelt
Jul 9, 2019

Maryland woman sentenced for scamming victims of $1.2M

Federal prosecutors say a Maryland woman has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for wire fraud in a scheme to defraud at least five people of more than $1.2 million.

Dec 13, 2018

New effort in Maryland to combat upsurge in fentanyl deaths

A new effort in Maryland to prosecute more fentanyl cases in federal court is designed to help combat an alarming increase of fatalities.

Mar 22, 2018

Senate panel recommends Hur for Maryland U.S. attorney

Veteran prosecutor Robert K. Hur took a giant step toward becoming Maryland’s next chief federal prosecutor Thursday when the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee recommended by voice vote the full Senate approve his confirmation to be U.S. attorney.

Nov 1, 2017

Trump announces nomination for U.S. attorney for Maryland

President Donald Trump on Wednesday tapped a high-level Justice Department official, Robert Hur, to lead the Maryland U.S. attorney’s office where he was a longtime federal prosecutor. If confirmed, Hur will take over one of the country’s busiest U.S. attorney’s offices, which has a reputation for handling sophisticated cases involving political corruption, white-collar fraud and[...]

Networking Calendar

Submit an entry for the business calendar