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

A former city transportation official who ran the Charm City Circulator and water taxi programs has been federally indicted on charges that he took $90,000 in bribes — prompting city government to conduct a "thorough review of all internal monetary controls and procedures." Prosecutors say Barry Stephen Robinson, the city's chief of transit and marine services, who resigned last week, took a $20,000 cash bribe in exchange for erasing a $60,000 debt owed to the city for advertising on Circulator buses, and a $70,000 bribe in exchange for selling off $250,000 worth of city bus stop shelters. He planned to use some of the money to fund his retirement, according to the...

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