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By Ted Cruz
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Topic - Jack B. Johnson
The last of 17 criminals caught up in pay-to-play scheme that brought down former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson was sentenced to two years in prison on Tuesday, closing a chapter of an investigation that has stretched back more than eight years.
One parcel of a massive mixed-used development project in central Prince George's County, which was left in a lurch after its developer was embroiled in an extortion scheme that involved a former county executive, could make headway Monday when county officials are set to reconsider plans for the land.
A former Prince George's County police officer was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for protecting shipments of untaxed cigarettes in a scheme uncovered in a widespread federal investigation that also led to criminal charges for former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson.
The only connection that Chun "Eddy" Chen knew of between himself and Jack B. Johnson in 2010 was that the then-Prince George's County executive occasionally came into his Mitchellville carryout restaurant to order food.
A developer who pleaded guilty to bribing former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson before cooperating with authorities was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday.
The former director of the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development was sentenced to more than three years in prison Monday for his role in the pay-to-play scheme that ensnared former County Executive Jack B. Johnson.
Maryland gay-marriage debate begins in undecided House; Johnson wants installment plan for his $100K fine; Huguely defense: Love died of suffocation; D.C. police to restore online crime map; Thomas whistle-blower among those vying for his Ward 5 seat; Funeral services today for Alexandria paramedic; Sentencing today for Ehrlich campaign manager.
Prosecutors see no reason why former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson — who has more than $200,000 in the bank — can't pay a $100,000 fine associated with his extortion conviction before he heads to prison.
The Maryland Court of Appeals on Friday issued an order disbarring former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson.
Former Prince George's County Councilwoman Leslie E. Johnson, who followed her husband's ambitions into politics last year, will now follow in his footsteps to prison.
Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, the face of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that has netted business owners, developers and government employees, was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in prison for accepting up to $1 million in bribes while in office.
Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson is due to be sentenced in federal court Tuesday, bringing closure to a more than year-long public corruption scandal that broke open the county's "pay-to-play" political culture.
The favors that people asked of former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson in exchange for money were not always extravagant.
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday released a secretly recorded video showing former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson casually accepting a cash bribe on the day he was arrested in connection with a wide-ranging corruption probe.
A plea hearing has been scheduled in the case against Prince George's County Councilwoman Leslie Johnson, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Mr. Johnson pledged during the Sept. 18 and 19 summit that he would set up special units of local prosecutors dedicated to investigating human trafficking and heightening awareness among police.
"I cannot think of a better place to have a summit like this," Mr. Johnson stated. "Our county is very diverse, with many nations represented in our population. Therefore, it is proper that we be at the forefront of the discussion and the fight against human trafficking."