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  • Federal On-Line Gambling Investigation in Maryland Seizes E-Mails of Payment-Processor Electracash

    Update: Accused Money-Launderer's Lawyer Says His Client No Longer Owns Payment-Processor Electracash Electracash, Inc., the California payment-processor whose bank accounts were seized in July by federal investigators in Maryland who are probing the...
  • Milton Tillman and Son Indicted in Bailbonds Conspiracy

    Milton Tillman Jr. | Image by Police Booking Photo According to a press release issued by the U.S. Attorneys Office, politically connected ex-con Milton Tillman Jr. and his son, Milton "Moe" Tillman III, were both federally indicted on conspiracy...
  • State Judge Pay Raises Questioned

    Retired assistant State's Attorney Page Croyder has an interesting blog post about a prospective raise for state judges. It's nearly $40,000 each, and could happen, she says, if state legislators do nothing to stop it. Omitted from the piece: existing...
  • Tillmans' First Appearance

    Baltimore bail bondsman Milton Tillman Jr. and his son, Milton "Moe" Tillman III were brought handcuffed into U.S. District Judge Susan K. Guavey's courtroom 7C at 4:25 p.m. on St. Patrick's Day. Tillman Jr.'s ex-wife, Sandra, and sister, Patricia K....
  • Skilling to Supremes: Define "Honest Services"

    There are many nuances to former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling's argument, now before the Supreme Court, that he should be released from the minimum-security federal prison that houses him. There is the question of venue—should he have been tried in...
  • Correctional Officer Charged for Bringing Pot and Cell Phones Into Baltimore City Detention Center

    Awareness of suspected corruption among Baltimore's prison guards grew on early Sunday morning, with the arrest of 20-year-old correctional officer Shanika Johnson after she was searched as she entered the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC)....
  • New York Attorney Robert Simels, Serving a 14-Year Prison Sentence, Co-Owns Baltimore Condo with Kenny "Bird" Jackson's Mother

    Robert Simels, the New York criminal-defense lawyer who for decades represented some of Baltimore's most notorious drug-world defendants, won't be using his Water Street condominium in downtown Baltimore anytime soon. In early January, he began serving...
  • Former Correctional Officer Finally Gets to Plead Guilty to Smuggling a Cell Phone and Drugs Into Prison

    In December, former correctional officer Lynae Chapman's attempt to plead guilty to smuggling a cell phone and drugs into prison for the father of her unborn child, accused murderer and alleged Black Guerilla Family prison-gang member Ray Donald Lee,...
  • Loophole Nation

    Here's the Pacific Legal Foundation likening "public nuisance" laws (such as Baltimore's "padlock ordinance") to the "honest services" statute hobbled today by the U.S. Supreme Court. Both laws are impermissibly vague, the foundation says. Pacific's key...
  • Pagans Motorcycle Club President Named in New Maryland Indictment

    David Keith Barbeito of Myersville was already in a lot of trouble when, on May 27, he landed in more. That's when a federal grand jury in Maryland indicted him for possessing a Colt .45 semiautomatic pistol with an obliterated serial number and a...
  • Maryland Prosecutor Wants Three BGF Prison-Gang Cases to Become One Big RICO

    Maryland assistant U.S. Attorney James Wallner stated in a May 26 court filing 26 that the government intends to roll the three pending Black Guerilla Family (BGF) prison-gang indictments into a single Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO)...
  • Jewelry Dealer Boasted of Drug-Dealer Ties

    Today, Eugene Petasky is a humbled man, serving a 41-month prison sentence at West Virginia's Morgantown Federal Correctional Institution after pleading guilty in U.S. District Court in Baltimore last fall to laundering drug money through his jewelry...