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Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator program indicted on federal bribery, money laundering charges
Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator program indicted on federal bribery, money laundering charges

A former city transportation official who ran the Charm City Circulator and water taxi programs was federally indicted Wednesday on charges he took $90,000 in bribes, authorities said Thursday. Barry Stephen Robinson, who was the city's chief of transit and marine services, took a $20,000 cash bribe in exchange for a $60,000 debt owed to Baltimore City for advertising on circulator buses, and another a $70,000 for selling off $250,000 in city bus stop shelters to fund his retirement, the U.S. attorney's office said in a statement. "This sort of corruption can occur when dishonest people are trusted to handle valuable government property without oversight," said U.S....

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