BALTIMORE (WJZ) – A federal criminal investigation into Baltimore District Attorney Marilyn Mosby and her husband, City Council President Nick Mosby.
A source confirms that several subpoenas were served in this extensive investigation.
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The federal criminal investigation provokes responses from community activists who describe Baltimore as “plagued”.
Prosecutors have cited Marilyn Mosby’s campaign and Nick and Marilyn’s business records, according to sources.
While the couple’s lawyer called the investigation a “political witch hunt,” some leaders did.
The federal grand jury and federal prosecutors have officially opened a criminal investigation into prosecutor Marilyn Mosby and Baltimore City Council President Nick Mosby.
“We know these subpoenas have been sent to several churches in Baltimore, Maryland,” said Jeremy Eldridge, partner at ENlawyers.
Authorities request financial information, including tax returns, bank statements, and loan documents.
Maryland attorney Jeremy Eldridge weighs this investigation.
“It is obvious that the US attorneys smell blood in the water and they may be putting a case together,” Eldridge said.
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The couple’s attorney, A. Scott Bolden, issued a statement calling the investigation a “political witch hunt”.
“My clients are progressive change agents, which makes them unfair targets of unnecessary control by federal investigators. Even so, I can assure you and the people of Baltimore that they haven’t done anything illegal, inappropriate or illegal, ”he said.
“I believe in due process and I don’t think they should be judged immediately. However, as mentioned earlier, this is a recurring pattern. Where we have investigations after investigations into our elected officials, ”said Jovani Patterson, former Baltimore City Council challenger.
In response to the federal criminal investigation, former Baltimore City Council challenger and community activist Jovani Patterson held a press conference Friday urging both Nick and Marilyn Mosby to resign immediately.
“Enough is enough, we have to do something differently,” said Gary Collins, Patterson’s spokesman.
Meanwhile, Bolden said he had advised the Mosbys not to comment on the matter further and that they would work with investigators to “fight for the truth to come out”.
Authorities have also issued subpoenas to city churches, including the Union Baptist Church, according to sources.
WJZ has asked the church for a comment and is still waiting for an answer.
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