Maryland credit union employee sentenced to prison in identity theft scheme

BALTIMORE, MD—A former federal credit union employee in Maryland has been sentenced to serve four years and nine months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to stealing identities and using them to open fraudulent bank accounts. Jalen McMillan, 30, of Jessup, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. He will also serve five years of supervised release […]

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. […]

Dominican national wanted for manslaughter arrested in Baltimore after entering US illegally

BALTIMORE, MD—Federal authorities have apprehended a Dominican national in Baltimore who is wanted in his home country for manslaughter. Deportation officers from Enforcement and Removal Operations Baltimore’s Fugitive Operations Team arrested the 27-year-old noncitizen at his residence in Baltimore on May 23rd, ICE officials announced this week. The Dominican noncitizen unlawfully entered the United States on an unknown date and […]

Marilyn Mosby sentenced to home confinement for fraud

BALTIMORE, MD—Marilyn Mosby, who served as Baltimore City State’s Attorney, has been sentenced to a year of home confinement with electronic monitoring after she was convicted of fraud. The former state’s attorney was also ordered to forfeit 90% of the property she bought with the fraudulently obtained mortgage, including any appreciation, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Maryland […]

Maryland joins federal antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation, Ticketmaster

BALTIMORE, MD—This week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and a bipartisan coalition of 30 states, including Maryland, filed an antitrust lawsuit (PDF) against Live Nation Entertainment (NASDAQ: LCN), which owns Ticketmaster, alleging that the company has abused its monopoly power in the live entertainment market. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New […]

Maryland medical equipment company settles fraud allegations for $352,800

BALTIMORE, MD—A durable medical equipment company with offices in Baltimore County and one of its owners have agreed to pay $352,800 to settle allegations that they defrauded a federal health program intended to help government employees with medical expenses. The settlement resolves claims of billing fraud filed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Maryland. Federal officials alleged that Comfort Care […]

Baltimore County woman pleads guilty to conspiring to destroy local power grid, Perry Hall substation

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County woman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to destroy the local power grid. Sarah Beth Clendaniel,  of Catonsville, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to conspiring to damage or destroy electrical facilities in Maryland and to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Maryland U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron and Special Agent in Charge William J. DelBagno of […]