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  • Lobbyist Bruce Bereano to Appeal Lost Bid to Overturn Fraud Conviction

    [caption id="attachment_12204" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Bruce Bereano. COURTESY FERN SHEN/BALTIMOREBREW.COM"][/caption] Maryland lobbyist Bruce Bereano, an Annapolis fixture despite his 1994 fraud convictions in connection with his...
  • Bodog and Four Canadians Accused in Maryland of $100 Million-Plus in Illegal Online Sports Gambling

    The ongoing, six-year-old federal online-gambling probe in Maryland kicked into overdrive today with the unsealing of a criminal indictment against Bodog, one of the world's largest gambling sites, and four Canadians associated with it: billionaire...
  • Prominent Realtor Appeals Bankruptcy Fraud Judgment

    [caption id="attachment_12827" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Vito Simone as he appears on Linked-In"][/caption] Debra Donahoo waited two years to hear from a judge what she already knew was true—that her former best friends, Vito and Gail...
  • Denial of the Day

    [caption id="attachment_13178" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="You should have thought of this before you took that balance transfer offer, thug!"][/caption] Below, reproduced in its entirety, is a press release we just got from our friends at...
  • For Pit Bulls, No More Freebies

    In a little-noticed ruling, (link to pdf) the Maryland Court of Appeals has changed a long-standing "one free bite" rule regarding dog bite victims' rights to receive compensation for their injuries: We are modifying the Maryland common law of liability...
  • Putting the Private in Public Private

    [caption id="attachment_12713" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Rendering of the State Center--This Would Be The Retail Part"][/caption] Opponents of the $1.5 billion State Center project suffered a setback Monday night when the House of Delegates...
  • David Simon to Gregg Bernstein: Take Responsibility For Those Murders

    [caption id="attachment_13861" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Bernstein in July 2010, talking about Jessamy letting bad guys off"][/caption] David Simon has a must-read post on his blog about a statistic seldom discussed these days. The number...
  • Former Federal Fugitive Sentenced to Court Costs for Heroin Possession

    [caption id="attachment_13576" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Roosevelt Drummond in a mug shot from 2009 (left) and one from April (right)"][/caption] Roosevelt Drummond had a good day on April 25, when longstanding federal charges against him,...
  • “Talking Dan” McIntosh Not Allowed at Deathfest

    [caption id="attachment_13649" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="JOSH SISK"][/caption] Today, Sonar nightclub co-owner Dan McIntosh's efforts to be on hand to help run this weekend's Deathfest, held at and around the Baltimore venue, ended in...
  • Feds Name-Drop Baltimore’s Sonar Nightclub in New Pot-Conspiracy Indictment

    [caption id="attachment_13299" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="MEL GUAPO"][/caption] UPDATE: A sentence has been removed from this post at the request of the U.S. Attorney's Office. Daniel McIntosh has long maintained he's been the majority...
  • Jose Morales Charged in Murder

    A Federal grand jury has indicted Jose J. Morales for using a cell phone to arrange the murder-for-hire of Robert Long, a former employee and accomplice. Morales, a drug-dealer, firebug and pseudo-contractor who specialized in stealing heavy...
  • Simon: Why Won’t the State’s Attorney Admit What He’s Done?

    Baltimore States Attorney Gregg Bernstein has yet to explain why his agency promulgated new rules more than a year ago that have resulted in far fewer homicide cases being prosecuted by his office than under his predecessor. When we left him in August, ...