| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Federal agents in Baltimore helped lead an operation that this week seized and shut down nearly 700 U.S.-based websites linked to the sale of counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs as part of an international effort to upend the global online drug trade.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:33 PM
A 25-year-old Gambrills man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for possession of child pornography, including images depicting "sadistic and violent conduct" toward children, according to prosecutors.
Robert Jay Hudson II, who pleaded...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:27 PM
A Landover business owner pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to failing to account for and pay employment taxes, leading to a more than $2.2 million tax loss, federal authorities said.
Alphonso Tillman, 44, of Fort Washington, had been president...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The directions to the alleged brothel told the men that if they saw a house with green awnings, they'd gone too far. But some of them apparently misunderstood; would-be customers have shown up for years at the nearby house in Towson.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:32 PM
A former high-ranking official at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been accused of running a kickback scheme from his state office, allegedly fabricating military achievements and disability claims in exchange for a cut of the resulting...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:19 AM
A Jamaican woman received a life sentence Friday for murder in connection with the 2009 death of a man in a White Marsh apartment – after which officials say she and her co-conspirators dismembered the body and disposed of pieces in the Loch Raven...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:42 PM
To rack up arrests and look good for his bosses, Officer Kendell Richburg decided to ensure that his confidential informant could continue dealing drugs and funneling him information.
He paid the unnamed informant with city funds, a standard procedure,...
| 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.