BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby was seen entering the federal courthouse in downtown Baltimore on Wednesday morning, two days before she was due to leave. first appeared with federal charges.
The nature of the court appearance is unclear. Neither Mosby nor her attorney, A. Scott Bolden, agreed to speak to reporters before entering court.
“Maybe later, okay?” Bolden said.
Mosby, 41, named in January 13 indictment charged her with two counts of perjury and two counts of perjury on a mortgage applicationinvolved the purchase of two vacation homes in Florida.
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Federal prosecutors allege that Mosby lied about enduring COVID-19-related financial hardships to withdraw money without penalty from her retirement account and that she falsified information in loan application.
Mosby maintained his chastity and swore to vindicate her.
During Tuesday’s appearance on MSNBCMosby emphasized that she think she qualifies to withdraw money from her retirement account and that she was unaware of tax claims filed in 2020 against her and her husband for $45,000 in unpaid taxes.
Mosby and her attorney have claimed that the charges were politically motivated and were arranged to coincide with an election year to jeopardize her chances of running for re-election.
“This is a long-term investigation that has gone through every aspect of my life, from my charitable donations to my tax returns,” Mosby said. “And this is what they come back to, I access my own personal funds that I put away every week… There are ulterior motives for things like this.”
The city’s top prosecutor ended the interview again promote quick trial that won’t overlap with her next primaries.
“I know I did nothing wrong, so I’m ready to go to court tomorrow,” Mosby said. “Let’s bring this to trial now so I can prove my innocence. But come to the election because I know that’s all that happens. ”
If convicted, Mosby faces five years in federal prison for each count of perjury and up to 30 years in federal prison for two counts of making false mortgage applications.
Mosby’s first hearing is scheduled for Friday, February 4 at 1:30 p.m. District Court Judge James Mazzone.
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