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  • Rather than life in prison, 51 months is sought for Baltimore cocaine trafficker and money launderer George Frink

    Rather than life in prison, 51 months is sought for Baltimore cocaine trafficker and money launderer George Frink
    After being caught red-handed with kilograms of cocaine, and after bank records showed him repeatedly laundering money, prosecutors last fall said George Sylvester Frink, Jr. of Baltimore was looking at a maximum sentence of life in prison. Now, though, under the terms of a guilty-plea agreement filed on July 25, Frink is likely to get just 51 months at his sentencing hearing, scheduled for Oct. 31, for his part in a vast, sophisticated conspiracy that law enforcers say was responsible for bringing in as much as 3,000 kilograms of coke from California.
  • Needleman Search Nets More Than $600,000

    Investigators with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigations Division seized more than $600,000 from attorney Stanley Needleman's office and home in searches conducted last week, two people familiar with...

    Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office Announces Schenning's Return as First Assistant

    Stephen M. Schenning, a white-collar prosecutor with a long history at the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office, has been named First Assistant U.S. Attorney, the top career position there. Schenning had previously served in that position from 1997 to 2001,...

    Your Government at Work

    According to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a nonpartisan research organization associated with Syracuse University, data from the U.S. Justice Department indicates that "federal prosecutors appear to have big doubts about the FBI's...

    Bankenstein Lives!

    Last night Federal Reserve and CitiGroup officials dropped a financial bomb, emerging from all-weekend talks to say that the U.S. taxpayers are bailing out Citi. It was the inevitable result of policy decisions made a decade ago, after CitiGroup broke a...