FBI: Criminals targeting bank, ATM customers in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—The FBI and local law enforcement partners are investigating a surge of armed robberies, known as “jugging” crimes, at financial institutions in Maryland. At least 21 bank and ATM customers have been victimized by these crimes just in the first week of July. “Jugging” refers to a crime in which a suspect, or group of suspects, targets customers believed […]

Five charged in string of Baltimore County robberies

TOWSON, MD—A string of armed robberies targeting delivery drivers, commercial enterprises, and more has resulted in the indictment of five people in Baltimore County. The Maryland Attorney General’s Office has announced the indictment of 19-year-old Corey Sabb Jr., 20-year-old Dewayne Sanders, 18-year-old Allen Hill, a 17-year-old , and another 17-year-old, charged with a total of 155, 245, 76, 251, and […]

Former Baltimore police officer sentenced for drug conspiracy

BALTIMORE, MD—A former Baltimore police officer was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and oxycodone, prosecutors announced on Monday, July 1. Steven Umberto Angelini, a Baltimore resident, was also sentenced for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Maryland announced in a news release. Angelina joined […]

Maryland grand jury indicts Russian national in Ukraine cyberattack

GREENBELT, MD—The U.S. has charged a Russian national, Amin Timovich Stigal, with hacking into and destroying computer systems and data of the Ukrainian government ahead of Russia’s full-scale invasion of the country last year. The indictment, which was returned by a grand jury in Maryland on Wednesday, alleges that Stigal, 22, was part of a Russian cyber unit that launched […]

Reward of up to $10 million offered for man wanted by FBI in Maryland

UPDATE: Additional details regarding Stigal’s indictment have been released. Original story below… BALTIMORE, MD—A reward of up to $10 million is being offered for a man who is wanted by the FBI in Maryland. Amin Timovich Stigal is wanted for his alleged involvement in criminal cyber activities targeting Ukrainian critical infrastructure between August 2021 and February 2022. During that time, […]

FBI seeking potential victims of Baltimore cyberstalker

BALTIMORE, MD—The FBI’s Baltimore Field Office is seeking to identify potential victims of Richard Michael Roe, who was recently indicted on charges of cyberstalking under federal law for making harassing phone calls and sending harassing text messages and emails. The FBI’s investigation revealed, and the charges allege, that Roe cyberstalked multiple victims over the course of a year by means […]

Baltimore County duo convicted of gruesome abduction, torture, and carjacking

BALTIMORE, MD—Two men have been convicted in federal court in Maryland of abducting, torturing, and carjacking three people, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Maryland announced this week. Dennis Hairston, 34, of Windsor Mill, and Donte Stanley, 33, of Rosedale, were each convicted on charges connected to the kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery of two check cashing business employees in May 2021. […]