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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • “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...
  • 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...