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Businessman pleads guilty to bribing ex-Del. Cheryl Glenn (access required)

A Baltimore businessman pleaded guilty Monday to bribing former Maryland Del. Cheryl Glenn to introduce legislation and help at least two companies obtain medical cannabis-related licenses. Lance Lucas, 44, pleaded guilty to honest services wire fraud and violation of the Travel Act for ...

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Saiontz & Kirk pays $90K to settle Medicare repayment claims (access required)

Baltimore-based law firm Saiontz & Kirk P.A. paid more than $90,000 to the federal government to settle allegations that it failed to reimburse Medicare for conditional payments made on behalf of clients. The settlement, announced Monday by the U.S. Attorney’s ...

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Baltimore, feds announce partnership to reduce violent crime (access required)

The Baltimore Police Department will partner with federal prosecutors and law enforcement to try to reduce violent crime in the city, the parties announced Tuesday. The National Public Safety Partnership program is a “three-year engagement” between the U.S. Department of Justice ...

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Annapolis-based surrogacy firm charged with federal wire fraud (access required)

The owner of an Annapolis-based surrogacy service provider already facing charges from the Maryland Office of the Attorney General was charged federally on Thursday for allegedly defrauding clients. Gregory Ray Blosser, owner of The Surrogacy Group LLC, was charged with ...

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Former Md. cabinet secretary indicted for bribery conspiracy (access required)

A former Maryland cabinet secretary was indicted Wednesday on federal bribery charges for allegedly conspiring to convince companies to subcontract with a company she was accepting payments from while working in various government offices. Isabel FitzGerald, 47, of Annapolis, was one ...

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Held for 2 years without trial, man could get $57K settlement (access required)

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The Baltimore City Board of Estimates on Wednesday is set to approve a $57,500 settlement with a man who was incarcerated for nearly two years before federal drug and weapons charges against him were dropped. Devin Jones was arrested based ...

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Former U.S. Attorney who oversaw Agnew investigation dies (access required)

Former Maryland U.S. Attorney George Beall, who supervised the corruption investigation that led to Spiro Agnew’s resignation as vice president, died Monday. He was 79. Current U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein called Beall, who served in the role from 1970 ...

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Federal prosecutors investigated ‘significant’ incidents after riots (access required)

Federal investigators were dispatched to Baltimore almost immediately after rioting and unrest shook the city last April, and in the following months, charges were levied against several people, including for arson, theft and gun crimes. No arson arrests were made ...

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