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  • Corzine looks to be getting off easy

    I was saddened to see the small article inside the Maryland Business section of The Sun sounding the death knell for the investor lawsuit related to the implosion of MF Global and implying the futility of any further pursuit of Jon Corzine, the company'...
  • Self-interest trumps democracy

    Self-interest trumps democracy
    With so many tens of millions of dollars flowing into political campaigns anonymously this year, it's hard to believe anyone would oppose some minimum level of disclosure. After all, it was Justice Anthony Kennedy who wrote in the infamous Citizens United...
  • City loses suit against former mayoral candidate's wife

    City loses suit against former mayoral candidate's wife
    The city of Baltimore has lost its case against the wife of former mayoral candidate Otis Rolley, who it claimed owed the city $26,100 for taking months of paid leave she hadn't earned while working for City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young....
  • Baltimore police officer ordered to reimburse insurance company in kickback conspiracy

    A federal judge on Monday ordered Baltimore police Officer Samuel Ocasio to repay a Pennsylvania insurance company more than $1,900 for a fraudulent claim connected to a kickback scheme. A jury convicted Ocasio, 37, of conspiracy and extortion this...
  • Ex-Wings to Go CEO pleads guilty to embezzlement charges

    The former CEO of Severna Park-based Wings to Go pleaded guilty Monday to wire fraud for embezzling more than $885,000 from the franchise company to pay for prostitutes and phone sex, the U.S. attorney's office in Baltimore announced. Mark Chandler...
  • City officers linked to towing scandal remain suspended

    City officers linked to towing scandal remain suspended
    Nearly two years after a towing kickback scandal rocked the Baltimore Police Department, 14 officers who were not criminally charged remain suspended with pay and unavailable to perform police functions, officials said. Police say they must wait for...
  • Fast food executive embezzled thousands to pay for phone sex, prostitutes

    The president and chief executive of Wings to Go, a fast food franchise headquartered in Severna Park, pleaded guilty to wire fraud Monday for embezzling $885,000 from the company to pay for telephone sex and prostitutes over a six-year period, the...
  • Cummings seeks Wal-Mart investigation

    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, on Monday requested a meeting with Wal-Mart officials in response to allegations that the retailer covered up a bribery scheme to expand its business in...
  • In Leopold case, judge draws bright line in the fog

    In Leopold case, judge draws bright line in the fog
    Those who criticize the John Leopold case — that it was "too much squeeze for too little juice," a waste of taxpayer money — should read the 40-page memorandum by Dennis M. Sweeney, the judge who presided over the Anne Arundel County...
  • Maryland seeks to dismiss ACC suit in North Carolina, asks Maryland court to throw out exit fee

    Maryland seeks to dismiss ACC suit in North Carolina, asks Maryland court to throw out exit fee
    As expected, Maryland vigorously defended its right to move to the Big Ten without paying a $52 million exit fee to the Atlantic Coast Conference in two legal actions filed Friday. Maryland attorney general Doug Gansler filed a complaint in Prince...
  • Detail officer says Leopold removed opponent's campaign signs

    Detail officer says Leopold removed opponent's campaign signs
    An Anne Arundel County police sergeant told a judge Wednesday that he drove County Executive John R. Leopold on a predawn tour of Pasadena and Glen Burnie, with Leopold directing him to spots where the county executive uprooted his opponent's campaign...
  • Detroit's decline

    Detroit's decline
    Since the Motown sound went silent -- except on oldies stations -- and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there has been little to recommend Detroit, Mich., to visitors, much less its residents. The...