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Former Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby Sentenced To Twelve Months Of Home Confinement, With Electronic Monitoring And Ordered To Forfeit 90% Of Property Value

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maryland
Defendant Previously Convicted on One Count of Making a False Mortgage Application and Two Counts of Perjury

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Lydia K. Griggsby today sentenced Marilyn J. Mosby, age 44, of Baltimore, Maryland to twelve months of home confinement as part of thirty-six months of supervised release, for making a false mortgage application and two counts of perjury. During the first twelve months of her supervised release Judge Griggsby also ordered Mosby to remain on home confinement, with electronic monitoring.  Judge Griggsby further ordered forfeiture of 90% of the property purchased with the fraudulently obtained mortgage, including any appreciation. The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Special Agent in Charge William J. DelBagno of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office; and Special Agent in Charge Kareem A. Carter of the Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation, Washington, D.C. Field Office.

On February 6, 2024, Mosby was convicted on the federal charge of making a false mortgage application when she was Baltimore City State’s Attorney, relating to the purchase of a condominium in Long Boat Key, Florida. Previously, on November 9, 2023, Mosby was convicted on two counts of perjury, relating to the withdrawal of funds from the City of Baltimore’s Deferred Compensation Plan claiming that she suffered adverse financial consequences during the COVID-19 pandemic while she was the Baltimore City State’s Attorney. 

U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron commended the FBI and IRS-CI agents for their work in the investigation and thanked the Baltimore City Office of the Inspector General for its assistance and invaluable public service. Mr. Barron thanked Assistant U.S. Attorneys Sean R. Delaney and Aaron S.J. Zelinsky, who prosecuted the federal cases.

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Updated May 23, 2024

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