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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | January 18, 1996
A Prince George's County developer was indicted yesterday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore charged in the defrauding of the former Maryland National Bank and the Resolution Trust Corp. of several million dollars, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.Dennis A. Laskin, 52, of Bethesda was charged with two counts of felony fraud in the concealing a $10 million family trust from the bank and the RTC when they were trying to collect on defaulted loans. Mr. Laskin received the loans as a partner in Colton and Laskin Inc., a Prince George's company.
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August 12, 1994
Fans holding tickets to Oriole games canceled by the strike can mail them or take them to one of a number of banks for a refund.The team said today that fans can mail their tickets after Sept. 1 for any canceled August game to Baltimore Orioles, P.O. Box 29937, Baltimore, MD 21230-0937. The tickets should be sent by certified mail, and include the fan's name, address and telephone number.Fans can also refund August game tickets after Sept. 1 at all NationsBank, Maryland National Bank and American Security Bank branch offices in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington.
NEWS
July 8, 2006
Harry Forrest Wright, a retired Maryland National Bank executive and sports enthusiast, died of cancer June 30 at his Crownsville home. He was 74. Mr. Wright, who was born and raised in Woodbury, N.J., graduated in the 1950s from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He began his banking career at the old First Pennsylvania Bank in Philadelphia before coming to Baltimore in 1963 and joining the old Maryland National Bank. Mr. Wright, who retired in 1989 as the bank's chief financial officer, was also a founder of credit-card giant MBNA.
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By Staff Report | January 5, 1993
A man was arrested by the FBI yesterday in connection with the Dec. 10 robbery of a Baltimore branch of Maryland National Bank, where a man told a teller he would "blow her brains out" if she didn't give him money.Albert Leroy Burley, 28, who had been in hiding since the robbery, was arrested about 2:45 p.m. at the corner of 24th and Barclay streets, the FBI said.A citizen called the FBI with Mr. Burley's whereabouts after seeing his picture on a local television broadcast over the weekend, authorities said.
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August 7, 1992
A Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with a July 28 bank robbery and a July 15 bank robbery attempt, the FBI reports.Christopher Antonio Gibson, 32, of the 2900 block of Presbury St., was arrested at 9 a.m. yesterday at his home.OC He is charged with the July 28 robbery of the Maryland NationalBank branch in the 3200 block of U.S. 1, in which a man claiming to have a gun took an undisclosed amount of cash.He also is charged with attempted robbery of the Bank of Baltimore's main office, at 1 E. Baltimore St., in which a man claiming to be armed left without any money after a teller set off an alarm.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 25, 2014
Janis Ahalt Riker, a retired attorney and business owner who also ran a Howard County antiquarian bookshop, died of cancer April 8 at her home in Portland, Ore. She was 69 and had lived in Columbia for many years. Born Janis Kay Ahalt in Baltimore and raised on Hillendale Road, she was the daughter of Charles Ahalt, a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad conductor, and Pauline Prebish Ahalt, a homemaker. She was a 1962 graduate of Towson High School and was selected to participate in the St. Timothy's School summer Latin American Seminar.
BUSINESS
By June Arney and June Arney,SUN STAFF | August 9, 1998
John Morton III has turned around failing thrifts, controlled billions of dollars in assets and weighed in on some of the banking industry's biggest mergers.Now he's directing his trademark aggressiveness and energy toward a new challenge: helping to bring the Summer Olympic Games to the region in 2012."I have a passion for seeing us win this," he said. "Once it's established in my mind, everything becomes focused on getting there. The benchmark to every decision has to be: Will this further our effort toward winning the bid?"
BUSINESS
By Blair S. Walker | April 9, 1991
PharmaKinetics Laboratories Inc. has asked for more time to file a reorganization plan in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.The generic drug-testing firm filed for Chapter 11 of the Federal Bankruptcy Act in November. The move was precipitated by Maryland National Bank, which called loans totaling more than $6 million. The original deadline for submitting a restructuring proposal passed late last month.Joel I. Sher, the attorney representing Baltimore-based PharmaKinetics, said his client's "reorganization is proceeding pretty smoothly."
BUSINESS
By Peter H. Frank | February 5, 1991
Four directors of Maryland's largest bank holding company, MNC Financial Inc., have stepped down in recent days, soon after the company skirted a severe financial crunch, according to company sources.The resignations brought the total number of MNC board members to resign over the past five months to six, leaving 22 directors on the board.According to two directors and other high-ranking MNC sources, who declined to be identified because of the sensitivity of the issue, the four board members who recently resigned are:* George L. Bunting Jr., chairman of Noxell Corp.
NEWS
By Ross Hetrick and Ross Hetrick,Evening Sun Staff | December 18, 1990
MNC Financial Inc. today announced that it has renegotiated a crucial line of credit with a syndicate of banks headed by Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. of New York.Under the new terms, the Baltimore bank holding company must repay $375 million on that line of credit on Jan. 14, an MNC spokesman said.MNC, the parent company of Maryland National Bank, repaid the bank syndicate $175 million on its debt today.To come up with the cash, MNC said, it closed the sale of its Leasing Division to General Electric Capital Corp.
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