Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, the city’s top prosecutor, was indicted yesterday on federal charges of perjury and filing false mortgage applications related to her purchase of two Florida vacation homes. nypost.com/2022/01/14/bal…
Mosby, a Democrat elected to her post in 2015, is accused of falsely claiming twice to have suffered a work-related financial hardship from COVID-19 in order to request early withdrawals totaling $90,000 from her city employee retirement account.
Prosecutors said Mosby, 41, used the money she received – $36,000 in May 2020 and $45,000 on Dec. 31 of that year – toward down payments on vacation homes in Kissimmee, Florida, and Long Boat Key, Florida.
The two counts of perjury stem from Mosby’s false statements of coronavirus-related financial duress at a time when she was earning a gross annual salary of nearly $248,000 in full.

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