• Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

    1 month ago - By WLWT

    The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes.
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  • Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced to 3 Years in Federal Prison for Children's Book Scheme

    Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced to 3 Years in Federal Prison for Children's Book Scheme

    1 month ago - By Time

    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 scandal has shaken Maryland's largest city, which for years has struggled with grinding poverty, political mismanagement, record crime rates and police abuses that led to massive riots. And it made a mockery of Catherine Pugh's inaugural promise to restore trust in Baltimore's leaders.
    Pugh was also sentenced to...
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  • Ex-Baltimore mayor gets 3 years in prison for children's book scam

    1 month ago - By NBC News

    Catherine Pugh resigned after federal authorities said she arranged for bulk sales of her “Healthy Holly” children's books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks.
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  • Ex-Baltimore Mayor To Be Sentenced For 'Healthy Holly' Children's Book Scheme

    Ex-Baltimore Mayor To Be Sentenced For 'Healthy Holly' Children's Book Scheme

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Former Mayor Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty to federal fraud, tax and conspiracy charges last year involving sales of her self-publishedchildren's books.
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  • Ex-Baltimore mayor set to be sentenced in book sales scheme

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    BALTIMORE - Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in a lucrative, years long scheme that sold her self-published children's books to nonprofits and foundations to promote her political career and fund her run for mayor.
    Pugh, 69, pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy and tax evasion charges in November. The veteran Democratic politician was elected mayor in 2016 and resigned in May after authorities began investigating bulk sales of “Healthy Holly” books that netted her hundreds of thousands of dollars.
    Pugh's attorneys have suggested a sentence of 366...
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