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Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby indicted on charges of perjury and false statement on loan application

Former Maryland Deputy Attorney General Thiru Vignarajah joins Dr. Kaye to discuss the indictment and what’s next for the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office.

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted Baltimore’s top prosecutor on charges of perjury and making false mortgage applications in the purchase of two Florida vacation homes.

The Maryland-based U.S. Attorney’s Office announced the four-count indictment Thursday.

It alleges Marilyn Mosby lied about meeting qualifications for coronavirus-related distributions from a city retirement plan in 2020.

Federal prosecutors also allege the 41-year-old prosecutor lied on 2020 application forms for mortgages to purchase a home and condominum in two Florida locations.

Mosby's attorney said in a statement that they would vigorously fight what he called “bogus charges" and that they were confident she would prevail.