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Tag Archives: U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein

Md.’s U.S. Attorney talks about why his office is targeting online gaming sites

Last week, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland lobbed the first volley against one of the biggest players in the online sports betting world when it seized the Bodog.com website and charged four of the company’s officers ...

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Federal prosecutors shut down sports betting website Bodog.com

Federal prosecutors in Baltimore on Tuesday unsealed an indictment against online sports betting site Bodog.com and its principals, charging them with conspiracy to launder money and running an illegal sports gambling business. Prosecutors shut down the website Bodog.com Monday prior ...

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1 officer convicted, 1 pleads guilty in towing scandal

Baltimore Police Officer Samuel Ocasio was convicted Thursday for his part in a wide-ranging towing scheme in the city that could land him behind bars for 25 years. Ocasio, 36, of Edgewood, was convicted by a jury in U.S. District ...

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Silver Spring businessman gets 3 years in nuclear-linked export case

A Maryland businessman was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for conspiring to export to Pakistan materials and equipment that can be used in nuclear reactors and defrauding the United States. Nadeem Akhtar, 46, of Silver Spring, ...

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Disbarred lawyer Stanley Needleman sentenced for tax evasion

Former lawyer Stanley Needleman was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in prison for tax evasion and structuring bank deposits to avoid reporting requirements. Needleman, 69, also must serve three years of supervised release following his incarceration, pay ...

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USAO’s recoveries hit all-time high here

Maryland’s U.S. Attorney’s Office recovered more than $126.7 million in civil and criminal cases in fiscal 2011, more than doubling the amount taken in the year before. The recovery marked an all-time high for the Maryland office, according to U.S. ...

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Cumberland man agrees to sentence for child porn bulletin

GREENBELT — A Cumberland man is agreeing to serve 10 years in federal prison for running a child pornography bulletin board with about 140 members. U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein says 70-year-old George Sell pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to transport ...

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Kernan Hospital sued for Medicare fraud

The U.S. Attorney’s Office is claiming that a Baltimore hospital fraudulently rang up $1.6 million in billings to Medicare and other health programs by falsely diagnosing people with life-threatening cases of malnutrition. Kernan Hospital is accused in a federal lawsuit ...

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Law blog roundup

Columbus who? We’re back to work today at The Daily Record, federal holiday or not. Here are some law links to help you while the day away. A Rockville lawyer involved in the baby-sale ring was disbarred in Maryland last ...

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