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Former insurance executive Cohen sentenced to 37 years in prison (access required)

Jeffrey B. Cohen

Former insurance executive Jeffrey B. Cohen was sentenced Thursday to 37 years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to insurance fraud and obstruction of justice, among other charges. U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles Jr. called Cohen “clever, ...

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Ex-Baltimore Behavioral Health CEO given two years for theft (access required)

The former CEO of Baltimore Behavior Health Inc. was sentenced Friday to two years in prison followed by six months of home detention after pleading guilty to failing to pay $2.4 million in payroll taxes deducted from employees and diverting ...

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Md. panel looks to reduce costs of probation (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — A state panel is eyeing changes to Maryland’s probation system to reduce the number of people who are incarcerated, using the savings to pay for additional drug and mental health treatment and other recidivism reduction programs. The Justice ...

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Prosecutors: Changing sentencing guidelines unlikely to affect Cohen (access required)

Jeffrey B. Cohen

When sentencing began in September for Jeffrey Cohen, the former insurance executive convicted of wire fraud and lying to investigators, he faced a maximum of 57 years in prison. When his hearing resumes next month, however, new sentencing guidelines will ...

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Supreme Court debates life sentences for young murderers (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court began what may become a multi-stage debate over the reach of its 2012 decision banning automatic life-without-parole sentences for juvenile murderers. Hearing arguments from a Louisiana man still in prison for killing a sheriff’s deputy in ...

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Cohen: ‘Recon’ mission talk was creative writing work (access required)

Jeffrey B. Cohen

Former Indemnity Insurance Corp. executive Jeffrey Cohen said Thursday that prosecutors’ evidence of his alleged plan to “scout out” and harm a Delaware judge and the state’s then-lieutenant governor was simply part of his creative writing work. Cohen had recorded ...

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