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  • Federal Felony Prosecutions in Maryland at Historic High

    The number of defendants prosecuted for federal felonies in Maryland has risen each year since 2005, to a total of 972 so far in 2010, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office issued today. That's a 37 percent increase in five years...
  • Online Poker: Chance, Skill, or Both?

    When gambling charges were leveled at James Davitt on Dec. 7 in U.S. District Court in Maryland, as part of the ongoing probe of illegal internet gambling conducted by the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office, it seemed a routine case. And, indeed, it may be....
  • Guilty Pleas in the Berg Brothers Recycling Case

    Yesterday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, Adam Berg of Berg Brothers Recycling, along with the company and a co-conspirator, Jeffrey Mark Harmon, pleaded guilty to charges of bribing a government official, Robert Barry Adcock, in connection with...
  • Federal Prosecutors in Maryland Indict Internet Gambling Companies

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Maryland has announced that a grand jury on April 26 handed down two indictments, unsealed today, accusing two internet gambling companies and three individuals of illegal gambling and money laundering. The indictments are...
  • Stanley Needleman Charged With Financial Crimes

    [caption id="attachment_10158" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Stanley Needleman (left). Credit: Rarah"][/caption] Federal criminal charges against prominent Baltimore criminal-defense attorney Stanley Needleman, filed Aug. 16 in Maryland U.S....
  • Stanley Needleman Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Disbarment

    [caption id="attachment_10207" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Stanley Needleman (left). Credit: Rarah"][/caption] Prominent Baltimore criminal-defense attorney Stanley Needleman pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt to "tax...
  • Federal Judge Rules City, BPD to Remain as Defendants in Tshamba Lawsuit

    In what A. Dwight Pettit, the lawyer for the family of a U.S. Marine veteran shot dead last year by off-duty Baltimore Police Officer Gahiji Tshamba, calls "a very significant victory," a federal judge yesterday ruled that Baltimore City, the Baltimore...
  • BPD Officer Charged in Heroin Ring

    A Baltimore City Police officer was arrested on federal heroin trafficking charges today, and a seven-count indictment was unsealed in Federal District Court. Daniel G. Redd, 41, was arrested at the Northwest Police District by fellow city officers....
  • British Cocaine Conspirator Gets Four Years

    Sarfraz Patel, a British national who allegedly remortgaged his home to raise money for an unlikely drug deal arranged by undercover police in Baltimore, was sentenced to 48 months in prison on June 22 after a 45-minute bench conference before Federal...
  • Judge Stymies Debt Collectors; Stays 3,878 More Cases

    [caption id="attachment_11143" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sign of the times?"][/caption] Maryland Chief District Court Judge Ben C. Clyburn has issued a "stay" on 3,878 debt collection cases brought by two debt collection companies whose...
  • Attorney Stanley Needleman Sentenced to a Year in Prison

    [caption id="attachment_11587" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Stanley Needleman (left) with Jose Morales in 2008. Photograph by Rarah."][/caption] Federal District Court Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced former Baltimore defense attorney Stanley H....
  • Needleman/Morales Prison Update

    According to the sentencing order signed by Judge Roger Titus, former Baltimore lawyer Stanley Needleman is to begin his year and a day prison term, as directed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, no later than 2 p.m. Feb. 27, when he is scheduled to report...