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List of charges against Mayor Sheila Dixon

January 9, 2009

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The 12-count indictment against Mayor Sheila A. Dixon filed Jan. 9, 2009, includes four counts of perjury, three counts of theft, and three counts of fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary and two counts of misconduct:

Count 1 — Perjury: Failure to list gifts and travel on 2004 fiscal year financial disclosure statement, including Mano Schwarz gift card and travel paid by Developer A.

Count 2 — Perjury: Failure to list gifts and travel on 2004 calendar year financial disclosure statement, including Mano Schwarz gift card and travel paid by Developer A.

Count 3 — Perjury: Failure to list gifts and travel on 2005 calendar year financial disclosure statement, including gift cards for Best Buy and Target.

Count 4 — Perjury: Failure to list gifts and travel on 2006 calendar year financial disclosure statement, including gift cards for Best Buy, Old Navy and Circuit City.

Count 5 — Theft: Stealing gift cards worth more than $500 donated to Office of City Council President that she had solicited from Developer B for needy and underprivileged families in Baltimore, and using them for her own benefit, between Dec. 13, 2005, and Jan. 29, 2006.

Count 6 — Theft: Stealing gift cards worth more than $500 donated to Office of City Council President that she had solicited from Developer A for needy and underprivileged families in Baltimore, and using them for her own benefit, between Dec. 18, 2006, and Dec. 6, 2007.

Count 7 — Theft: During December 2007, stealing gift cards provided to her from Baltimore City Housing Department to distribute to needy families, and converting them to personal use.

Count 8: Fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary, related to her use of gift cards between Dec. 13, 2005, and Jan. 29, 2006.

Count 9: Fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary, related to her use of gift cards between Dec. 18, 2005, and Dec. 6, 2007.

Count 10: Fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary, related to gift cards from housing department between Dec. 12, 2007, and June 17, 2008.

Count 11: Misconduct in office, by "corruptly stealing and converting to her own use Toys R Us gift cards" purchased by Baltimore City Housing.

Count 12: Misconduct in office, by submitting false financial statements that did not include gifts including gift cards from Best Buy, Circuit City, Old Navy and elsewhere, provided by Developer A, who controlled entities doing business with the city.