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Ex-Baltimore mayor gets 3 years in prison for children's book scam

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Catherine Pugh resigned after federal authorities said she arranged for bulk sales of her “Healthy Holly” children's books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks.
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Former Baltimore mayor sentenced to 3 years in book scheme

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By REGINA GARCIA CANO
BALTIMORE - The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was sentenced to three years in federal prison Thursday for arranging fraudulent sales of her self-published children's books to nonprofits and foundations to promote her political career and fund her run for the city's highest office.
Catherine Pugh spoke through tears for about 10 minutes before her sentencing in federal court in Baltimore. The 69-year-old veteran Democratic politician apologized and said that “no one is more disappointed than me.”
The scandal has shaken Maryland's largest city, which for years has...
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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced To 3 Years In Children's Book Scam

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced To 3 Years In Children's Book Scam

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Fraud involving the former mayor's "Healthy Holly" books generated more than $850,000, prosecutors said.
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