| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:41 PM
When Brenda Brown stood before a judge, she figured she had only one real option: plead guilty. She had been caught with three bags of marijuana in her pocket in Northwest Baltimore.
She didn't know that Kendell Richburg, the arresting officer, had lied...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Many Maryland businesses rely on a payroll service provider to handle their tax withholdings, but they still need to make sure the Internal Revenue Service gets its due.
That fact became evident in recent days, following allegations that a Bel Air...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 11:10 PM
A Parkville man is scheduled to be sentenced this week on charges of transporting a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct, and the woman he lived with has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to produce child pornography in a case that prosecutors said...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Kudos to Sun investigative reporter Ian Duncan ("Maryland police seek federal help to take ill-gotten gains" Feb. 17) for exposing the high-handed and excessive practices of federal prosecutor Rod J. Rosenstein. He attempted to seize the home of the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The previous owner of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay the federal government $4.9 million for overbilling the Medicaid and Medicare system by keeping patients in the hospital longer than needed.
| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:19 PM
A Baltimore man claiming to be a financial adviser who could produce high returns without high risk pleaded guilty Friday to mail fraud in connection with a scheme that bilked $890,000 from clients, according to federal and state prosecutors.
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Gay Lynn Diffenderffer had no idea that her husband was growing marijuana at their Baltimore County home, her attorney says, until state police investigating his mysterious disappearance discovered about 100 plants in a locked basement.
Two weeks later,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:24 AM
A second person charged in connection with a credit card skimming scheme that operated in Harford County pleaded guilty to mail fraud in U.S. District Court in Baltimore Friday.
Tri Tran, also known as "Tony," 35, a citizen of Vietnam unlawfully in the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A federal grand jury indicted a Baltimore police officer Friday on charges that he was involved in a conspiracy to distribute heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana.
In an indictment unsealed Friday, federal prosecutors allege that Kendell L....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:10 PM
An audacious Internet gambling mogul long sought by authorities has been indicted in Baltimore, capping an investigation that spanned nearly a decade and several countries and comes amid a recent crackdown on the popular poker and gambling sites....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:56 PM
A 56-year-old Gambrills podiatrist was sentenced to more than four years in prison Wednesday for fraudulently billing Medicare $1.1 million over three years, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office.
The scheme marked the second time Larry...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:38 PM
In early 2010, officials at Baltimore's public housing agency noticed a few thousand dollars had gone missing — transferred without authorization to the bank account of a man who rented his Northeast Baltimore home to a low-income tenant,...