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A team of attorneys and investigators has billed $500,000 for 44 days of work to begin to sell of the valuables of Kevin Merrill, a Towson man who prosecutors say funded a lavish lifestyle through a Ponzi scheme.
Baltimore-area businesses weathered failed deals, layoffs, closings and restructuring in 2018. But some started new chapters by expanding or merging, and new development sprouted all over and one new industry spread like a weed.
Kevin Merrill was arrested Tuesday at his $1.06 million home in Towson. He and his business partner, Jay Ledford, 54, of Texas and Nevada, have been indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, identity theft and money laundering. Both men face more than 200 years in federal prison.
Sinclair Broadcast Group continues to work with Tribune Media Co. to win approval of their controversial proposed $3.9 billion merger despite hitting a potentially deal-ending roadblock with federal regulators last month.
Maryland's U.S. senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on Tuesday asked Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin to investigate a Russian investor's ties to a company that manages the state's election technology.
There’s only one way for Maryland officials to do right by voters now: Tear up the state’s agreement with its elections contractor and remove their data from the vendor, ByteGrid, which has Russian investors, including an oligarch connected to Vladimir Putin. Cut it off — immediately.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission plans to begin running public service announcements around the country — and in Baltimore — to remind viewers of this investment adage and refer them to its information website for investors: Investor.gov.
Margaret A. Reigle, founder and chairwoman of the Fairness to Land Owners Committee, the largest and most influential national grassroots private property rights organization, died March 2 from dementia at Symphony Manor, a Roland Park assisted-living facility. She was 73.
Maryland's Attorney General has ordered Towson investment advisory High Point Wealth Management to halt the business it operates in the former offices of Everest Wealth management, which had its registration revoked last year.
Opponents of Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed acquisition of Tribune Media are reacting to reports that the Federal Communications Commission plans to fine Sinclair $13.3 million over undisclosed advertisements.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged the Columbia biotechnology company Osiris Therapeutics and four of its former executives with accounting fraud, the federal agency announced late Thursday.
Osiris Therapeutics Inc., a Columbia-based biotechnology firm that had its stock delisted from the NASDAQ earlier this month, said Monday it completed a previously announced restatement of 2014 financial statements to show a bigger loss than initially reported
Cerecor, a Baltimore pharmaceutical development firm that went public in October 2015, has been notified that its stock no longer qualifies for listing on the Nasdaq market because it's been trading under $1 a share for 30 days.
Laureate Education, a Baltimore-based company that owns and operates universities around the world, became a public company again on Wednesday, raising about $490 million in its initial public offering.
Laureate Education, a Baltimore-based company that operates universities around the world, said Wednesday it hopes to raise almost $500 million in its previously announced public offering of its stock.
Baltimore-based Laureate Education, which operates universities around the world, is dusting off plans to go public again, despite an array of challenges, including shifting regulatory regimes in key foreign markets, student lawsuits, a corruption investigation tied to a Turkish university and a whistleblower complaint about its accounting practices.
Laureate Education, a Baltimore-based firm that operates universities around the world, is planning to raise $383 million by selling stock privately to a group of six investors that include Apollo Global Management and The Abraaj Group.
Nearly 40 years ago, Sissela Bok, wife of former Harvard University president, Derek Bok, wrote "Lying: Moral Choice in Private and Public Life." The book, with its detailed analyses of causes and consequences, was much acclaimed when it first appeared in 1978 and is still widely used in classrooms today. Unfortunately, perhaps in many of these same classrooms, cheating among students is rampant.