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  • Feds in Maryland Seize Six More Bank Accounts Tied to Laundering Gambling Proceeds

    Update: Accused Money-Launderer's Lawyer Says His Client No Longer Owns Payment-Processor Electracash As recounted in court documents made public yesterday in Maryland's U.S. District Court, federal authorities seized the contents of six Wachovia Bank...
  • Defendant in Historic 41-Kilo Coke Bust Gets 20 Years in Jail

    Trenell Murphy, who pleaded guilty in July to having 41 kilograms of cocaine that he intended to distribute, today received his sentence from U.S. District Court judge Benson Legg: 20 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release,...
  • Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Hopkins Patient Identities

    An insurance-claims clerk who pleaded guilty to being part of an identity-theft conspiracy was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for her part in the scheme and ordered to pay more than $200,000 in restitution. Shanell Bowser, who worked as a...
  • Gun Club: Maryland raid on motorcycle club president's home turns up arsenal

    Barbeito | Image by booking photo courtesy of the Charleston Gazette On the morning of Oct. 6, the same day a federal racketeering indictment in West Virginia against 55 alleged members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club named a Maryland man, David Keith...
  • Feds Seek to Keep GOP Donor's Drug Cash

    Coats | Image by Police Booking Photo Back in April when he was arrested, investigators took $23,530 in cash from Wade Coats, the Republican political donor accused in U.S. District Court of being an armed, high-dollar coke-and-dope-dealer in Baltimore....
  • Goodbye Mr. Chips

    | Image by Mel Guapo For pleading guilty to selling guns without a license-including over the counter of the Utz potato-chip stand at Baltimore's Lexington Market-U.S. District Court judge Richard Bennett sentenced 53-year-old Michael Papantonakis...
  • The Maryland Millionaire Count, Tax Scams, and Train Wrecks

    Your tax dollars at shirk | Image by Win McNamee/Getty Images via Photo Journal The Sun has some predictable drivel today regarding the state's all-important "millionaire" head-count. Seems it's gone down. By 30 percent! And this is a terrible thing!...
  • Marlow Bates, Son of a Famous Gangster, Sentenced in Prison-Gang Conspiracy Case

    Bates | Image by Booking photo Editor's Note: An updated version of this story appears in Mobtown Beat, Nov. 25, 2009 Marlow Bates' stint in prison, where he's been detained since his April arrest for aiding an alleged drug-dealing conspiracy by the...
  • No Way, Lynae: Prison Guard's Attempt to Plead Guilty in Cell-Phone Case Denied

    Lynae Chapman Warren Brown is highly exercised on Dec. 9, as he returns to the defense table from Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge David Young's bench. "I'll say for the record, your honor," the criminal-defense attorney declares, "that the state can...
  • Shawn Green Pleads Guilty

    This morning Shawn Michael Green, a former federal fugitive accused by the feds of drug trafficking and money laundering, pleaded guilty to drug dealing and being involved in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine. The plea agreement also outlines Green's...
  • Dixon Stays

    Why just exist when you can be mayor? | Image by CP Digicam The notice of the press conference came less than an hour before the appointed time, 3 p.m., and the TV stations were all going live with it. A reporter could be forgiven for thinking something...
  • WSOP's Moon Owes Debts Back Home

    The Washington Post's coverage of Western Maryland's Darvin Moon, who's made it to the final table of the World Series of Poker, has been great entertainment. The writer, J. Freedom du Lac, has a blog about Moon, "Darvin Moon's World Series of Poker...