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By Stephen Kiehl and Stephen Kiehl,SUN STAFF | November 23, 2002
The owners of the short-lived Galeano's Restaurant in Little Italy were indicted yesterday on one count of wire fraud and one count of bankruptcy fraud, authorities said. Daniel H. Galeano, 61, and Teresa M. Galeano, 43, formerly of Baltimore and now of Tannersville, Pa., owned and operated their High Street restaurant from Dec. 31, 1997, through the middle of last year. They had previously operated a restaurant of the same name in Fenwick Island, Del. According to the indictment, the Galeanos fraudulently procured a mortgage loan in late 1999 to purchase a house on Stiles Street in Little Italy.
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By Lisa Goldberg and Lisa Goldberg,SUN STAFF | February 6, 2002
A Howard County Sheriff's Office sergeant who heads the department's criminal section has been stripped of his police powers and reassigned to administrative duties in the wake of a Baltimore County indictment charging him with insurance fraud. A Baltimore County grand jury returned the indictment, which includes two felony charges -- theft over $500 and insurance fraud -- against Sgt. Bryan K. Waser, 28, of Mount Airy, on Jan. 30. Waser, who also serves as Howard's sheriff's office spokesman, turned himself in at the North Point precinct Friday and was released on his own recognizance.
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By New York Times News Service J JTC | August 18, 1995
WASHINGTON -- A federal grand jury has indicted the Clintons' business partners in the Whitewater land venture and the governor of Arkansas on 21 counts of fraud, conspiracy and making false statements in obtaining millions of dollars of federally backed loans in the 1980s.The indictment, handed up yesterday by a federal grand jury in Little Rock, Ark., charged that the two partners, James B. McDougal and his former wife, Susan H. McDougal, concocted a series of fraudulent loans from Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan, an Arkansas savings association at the center of the Whitewater investigation.
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By Annie Linskey and Annie Linskey,annie.linskey@baltsun.com | September 1, 2009
State prosecutors in the City Hall corruption cases defended their investigation of Baltimore's mayor, arguing they did not abuse the grand jury process when they issued three subpoenas this summer before dismissing their initial indictment of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon. Deputy State Prosecutor Thomas "Mike" McDonough contends in court papers filed Friday that new investigative material brought to a Baltimore grand jury after Dixon's original indictment in January supported the second set of indictments that were brought against Dixon in July.
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By New York Times News Service | April 3, 1993
WASHINGTON -- Sen. David F. Durenberger, once a powerful figure in Republican circles and a leading Minnesota politician, was indicted yesterday on two criminal charges of submitting false expense claims to the Senate.After a two-year investigation, a federal grand jury here accused Mr. Durenberger of conspiring with two other men in 1987 and 1988 to bill the government illegally for $3,825 in lodging expenses at a condominium he owned in Minneapolis.At a news conference after the indictment was announced, Mr. Durenberger denied the accusations, which he called "groundless" and "completely false."
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By Darren M. Allen and Darren M. Allen,Staff Writer | December 20, 1992
Pamela S. Davis, the embattled Westminster marijuana-rights activist and counter-culture shop owner, has been indicted on drug distribution charges stemming from a raid on her store in November.The four-count indictment from a Carroll County grand jury came as little surprise to Ms. Davis late Thursday and brings to eight the number of drug charges pending against her in Carroll Circuit Court."I knew this would only be a matter of time until the grand jury indicted me," she said Friday afternoon.
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By JEAN MARBELLA | January 10, 2009
It was another "ah, Baltimore" moment. Ever get those? You get exasperated by some bureaucratic runaround at City Hall, and you sigh and steam and maybe that vein on your forehead starts to throb. But after a while, you learn to just surrender - "ah, Baltimore" - and accept you're going to have dial one more number or go to one other office or just do without whatever it is you thought you needed. That parking ticket I successfully fought but that popped up every time I had to renew my car registration?
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By Paul West and Paul West,paul.west@baltsun.com | April 28, 2009
State and federal authorities announced criminal indictments Monday in an alleged $70 million mortgage fraud scheme that ensnared more than 1,000 homeowners, most of them from Maryland. Assistant U.S. Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer said charges had been brought against four people in connection with the alleged Ponzi scheme, including Andrew H. Williams Jr., who was enjoined by Maryland authorities in 2007 when they froze his Metro Dream Homes operation. The victims of the alleged scheme were persuaded to invest $50,000 or more to refinance their homes or buy new ones under a program that promised to pay off their mortgages within five to seven years.
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By JEAN MARBELLA and JEAN MARBELLA,jean.marbella@baltsun.com | January 8, 2009
For some years now, the state prosecutor's long-running investigation of City Hall shenanigans has played out like Chinese water torture, drip by excruciating drip. A subpoena here, a plea bargain there, even a raid on the mayor's home - but what did it all add up to? We may not have the full answer yet, but yesterday at least brought the splash of actual indictments. City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton and developer Ronald H. Lipscomb were indicted on charges related to an alleged bribery scheme.
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By John W. Frece and Marcia Myers and John W. Frece and Marcia Myers,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writers Larry Carson and William F. Zorzi Jr. contributed to this article | May 27, 1994
Federal prosecutors accused Annapolis lobbyist Bruce C. Bereano yesterday of defrauding four clients of about $16,000 by padding his bills for legislative entertainment and then using the money to make illegal political contributions through family members and office employees.Mr. Bereano was charged with eight counts of mail fraud, a felony charge that carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each count.The indictment against Mr. Bereano -- the highest paid lobbyist in the state capital, in some years earning more than $1 million representing business interests before legislators -- was returned yesterday morning by a federal grand jury in Baltimore.
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