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Disgraced Former Baltimore Mayor Learns Her Fate

Catherine Pugh sentenced to 3 years for children's book scheme

(Newser) - The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was sentenced to three years in federal prison Thursday for arranging fraudulent sales of her self-published children’s books to nonprofits and foundations to promote her political career and fund her run for the city’s highest office, the AP reports. Catherine Pugh spoke...

Ex-Mayor Pleads Guilty in Healthy Holly Scam

Catherine Pugh admits to conspiracy and tax evasion charges

(Newser) - The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore pleaded guilty Thursday to federal conspiracy and tax evasion charges involving sales of her self-published children's books, a case that exposed anew the depths of corruption in Maryland’s largest city. Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty in federal court in Baltimore to conspiracy to...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Charged Over Sales of Her Kids' Books

Catherine Pugh faces decades in prison if convicted

(Newser) - The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was charged Wednesday with fraud and tax evasion involving sales of her self-published children's books to non-profits and foundations that did business with the government. An 11-count federal indictment accuses Catherine Pugh of arranging fraudulent sales of her “Healthy Holly” books to...

Baltimore's Self-Publishing Mayor Resigns

Catherine Pugh was under investigation for possibly using her books to disguise kickbacks

(Newser) - Baltimore's mayor resigned under pressure Thursday amid a flurry of investigations into whether she arranged bulk sales of her self-published children's books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks, the AP reports. Mayor Catherine Pugh's resignation came exactly a week after her City Hall offices,...

Attorney: Baltimore Mayor Not 'Lucid' Enough to Resign

Gov. Hogan urges Catherine Pugh to step down

(Newser) - Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is too ill to decide whether to heed calls for her resignation, her attorney says. The Democrat, who has been on paid leave since April 1, now has bronchitis as well as pneumonia and isn't "lucid" enough to make the decision, attorney Steve...

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