Last week two lawsuits led by the city against banks — one that came to an end, another that's gaining speed — raised City Hall's global profile as an aggressive watchdog for financial companies' misdeeds.
Bruce P. Wilson, former president of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., who earlier had been president of the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, died July 5 from complications of a stroke at Nubbin Ridge, his Green Spring Valley home, where he had lived for more than 50 years. He was 92.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The owner of a Frankford liquor store was sentenced to 18 months in prison and six months of subsequent home detention on Monday for tax evasion after he understated his store's earnings by more than $1.5 million and structured bank deposits in an attempt to avoid alerting the IRS to his transactions, according to prosecutors.
Regarding the proposal for Harford County to set up a business loan fund: Is it really a good idea for those of us who pay taxes to the county and state to allow these respective governments to get into the business of making high risk loans to businesses?
A developer working to transform vacant, city-owned properties in a North Baltimore neighborhood south of Charles Village into hundreds of new and rehabbed homes got city design approval Thursday for 69 new apartments that will get under way this fall.
The Harford County Education Association (HCEA) and Freedom Federal Credit Union have announced that HCEA has endorsed Freedom as a financial services and benefits provider for its 2,070 members, including the county's public school teachers and employees
A Bulgarian citizen who was involved in an international conspiracy to skim debit and credit card information from bank and other ATMs, including at least one in Bel Air early last year, was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison by a judge in Baltimore Federal District Court Friday.
Cecil F. Hill Jr., a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Harford County office, has been recognized as a member of the Coldwell Banker International President's Circle for outstanding sales performance in 2011.
Democratic congressional candidate Milad Pooran will be up this week with his first television ad in Maryland's 6th District race -- a largely introductory piece running that manages to take a subtle swipe at his two leading opponents.