Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby indicted on federal charges

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Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby was indicted by a grand jury on federal charges, alleging that she lied on a mortgage application when using coronavirus hardship as a reason to take money out of her city retirement account.

On Thursday, Mosby was indicted on federal charges of making false mortgage applications and perjury, which both relate to vacation home purchases in Florida.

According to court documents, Mosby allegedly lied when citing coronavirus hardship as a reason to make withdraws from her city retirement account. Mosby allegedly certified that she met at least one qualification for distribution under the CARES Act and “affirm[ed] under penalties for perjury the statements and acknowledgments made in this request.” 

BALTIMORE PROSECUTOR MARILYN MOSBY, ONCE CHAMPIONED BY VP HARRIS, NOW TARGET OF FEDERAL INVESTIGATION

Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby speaks during a news conference in Baltimore in December 2019.  (AP/Julio Cortez)

She allegedly requested two one-time withdrawals of $40,000 and $50,000 out of her city retirement account, resulting in deposits of $36,000 and $45,000 into her bank account. The court documents allege that Mosby used the money for down-payments on two separate vacation homes in Florida.

The indictment states that Mosby

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