Crime, Politics

Former Mayor Pugh sentenced to three years in prison

BALTIMORE, MD—Catherine Pugh has been sentenced to prison. On Thursday afternoon, a federal judge sentenced the former Baltimore mayor to three years in federal prison followed by three years of probation. Pugh was indicted by a grand jury on November 14 of last year. She pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud, conspiracy, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and …


Crime, Politics

Prosecutors recommend former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh be sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison

BALTIMORE, MD—Federal prosecutors recommended on Thursday that former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh be sentenced to nearly five years in prison. Last fall, Pugh was indicted on federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, seven counts of wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and two counts of tax evasion. She indicted by a federal grand jury in connection …


Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh charged with perjury

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard announced on Wednesday that the Office of the State Prosecutor had charged ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh with perjury for her failure to disclose her business interest in Healthy Holly, LLC on her financial disclosures during her services as a Maryland State Senator. The charging documents, filed in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel …

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleads guilty to federal charges

UPDATE: Federal prosecutors have recommended that the former mayor be sentenced to nearly five years in prison. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Catherine Pugh on Thursday pleaded guilty to 4 of 11 charges in her criminal indictment. The former Baltimore mayor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion charges, and pleaded not guilty to wire fraud. Pugh was indicted …

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh facing 11-count federal indictment for wire fraud, tax-related charges

UPDATE 2: Federal prosecutors have recommended that the former mayor be sentenced to nearly five years in prison. UPDATE: The former mayor has pleaded guilty to 4 of 11 federal charges. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury has indicted Catherine Elizabeth Pugh, 69, of Baltimore, on the federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, seven counts …