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Organized Crime

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  • Dunbar to launch division to armor websites against cyber criminals

    Dunbar to launch division to armor websites against cyber criminals
    Dunbar Armored has been in the armored-car business for nearly 90 years. But the Hunt Valley-based company now is branching into a new way to protect banks' and businesses' money and valuables: cybersecurity. The company is launching a subsidiary, Dunbar...
  • Money-laundering firm should get no welcome in Maryland

    Money-laundering firm should get no welcome in Maryland
    When criminal prosecutors at the U.S. Department of Justice found that giant bank HSBC — whose American operation is chartered in Maryland — had violated money-laundering laws covering $200 trillion in transactions, and with customers...
  • 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...
  • Leader of Dead Man Inc. gang renounces group at sentencing

    Leader of Dead Man Inc. gang renounces group at sentencing
    As a federal judge handed down a sentence that will virtually ensure Perry Roark spends the rest of his life behind bars, the founder of Maryland's largest home-grown prison gang renounced his association with the group. Roark, a hulking man known as...
  • Member of international dope ring pleads guilty to kidnapping

    A member of an alleged international marijuana smuggling organization shipping drugs to Maryland has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a man who was later murdered in the bathroom of a White Marsh apartment. Jamaican national Dean Myrie, 39, faces life...
  • Dead Man Inc leader writes court, seeks to "correct the record"

    James Sweeney, who prosecutors say is one of the co-founders of the violent Dead Man Inc. gang, has been writing to The Baltimore Sun in recent months, saying the organization has been mischaracterized and seeking to set things straight. This week, he...
  • Laurel Police part of tri-county reverse prostitution sting

    Laurel Police part of tri-county reverse prostitution sting
    Laurel Police, along with other county, state and federal law enforcement officers, arrested 23 men in a reverse prostitution sting last week, according to a Howard County news release. The operation, which was carried out on Thursday, Sept. 20, was...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Jan. 13, 2012

    now playing "Django Unchained" (R). A slave turned bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio. TownMall Cinemas (12:50, 4:20, 7:50 p.m.) "Gangster Squad"...
  • Raise your glass, the Weeping Cherry at Bad Decisions

    Raise your glass, the Weeping Cherry at Bad Decisions
    Thank you, Al Capone. Fortunately for me, one of your worst decisions has resulted in one of the best ones I've made in recent months: ordering the Weeping Cherry from -- wait for it, wait for it … -- Bad Decisions in Fells Point. Turns out...
  • 25 Years Ago: 50 percent of weekend, work release inmates fail drug tests

    From The Aegis dated Oct. 1, 1987: Of all the weekend and work release inmates at Harford County Detention Center, half of them failed drug tests administered early in September 1987, it was announced 25 years ago this week. The results prompted tighter...
  • Mark Midei fights for medical license, exoneration

    Mark Midei fights for medical license, exoneration
    It took 25 years for Dr. Mark Midei to build his reputation and less than two for it to come crashing down. In the spring of 2009, he was a superstar cardiologist with a seven-figure salary and a staff that adored him. By late April 2011, he was...
  • 'Weeds' recap, season 8 episode 2

    'Weeds' recap, season 8 episode 2
    We left Nancy hyperventilating through an oxygen mask while in a medically induced coma following her shooting. In this episode, we meet her awake and her old smiling self in the hospital. Nancy reminisces about past neighbors in her plush and...