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Oct 31, 2011

Currie bribery trial enters 6th week

The jury in the bribery trial of a senator accused of selling his influence to help a grocery store chain has heard testimony from two employees of another company that paid the senator while the General Assembly considered legislation significant to the company. The trial of Sen. Ulysses Currie entered its sixth week on Monday. […]

Jul 11, 2011

State Sen. Currie seeks return of passport

ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys for indicted state Sen. Ulysses Currie are trying to get his passport back temporarily so he can attend a conference in Canada. Currie’s lawyers made the request Friday in U.S. District Court filings. U.S. District Judge Richard Bennett has not yet released a decision. Currie, a Prince George’s County Democrat, gave up […]

May 10, 2011

Some charges dropped against State Sen. Currie

Federal prosecutors have dropped nearly half of the bribery charges against Maryland state Sen. Ulysses Currie. In court filings last week, U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein wrote that a Supreme Court decision renders charges of honest services fraud legally duplicative of another charge in the indictment. Rosenstein also wrote that mail and wire fraud charges were […]

Apr 18, 2011

Sen. Currie’s campaign treasurer gets 1 year for theft

ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Ulysses Currie’s former campaign treasurer has been sentenced to a year in jail for stealing more than $150,000 from the senator’s campaign. An Anne Arundel County judge on Monday also ordered 65-year-old Olivia Harris, who pleaded guilty in February to theft scheme over $100,000, to pay restitution. She has repaid nearly […]

Feb 3, 2011

Currie’s lawyers ask judge for ‘taint team’

Lawyers for State Sen. Ulysses Currie on Thursday asked a federal judge to order the government to establish a “taint team” to allow them to search the contents of nine Shoppers Food & Pharmacy computers the government obtained during its political corruption investigation. The motion filed in U.S. District Court came after prosecutors refused to […]

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