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Evidence seized in FBI’s BGF prison-corruption raids documented in federal court

June 11, 2013
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About five weeks after the unsealing of the racketeering indictment against members of the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang and their alleged correctional-officer comrades, on May 31 court documents were publicly docketed that summarize what law enforcers took from 13 Baltimore-area locations during early-morning raids on Apr. 23. What follows is a summary,...
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RICO Indictment Unsealed in Maryland against Black Guerrilla Family Prison Gang

July 6, 2010
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RICO Indictment Unsealed in Maryland against Black Guerrilla Family Prison Gang

The U.S. Attorneys Office in Maryland sent out an e-mail this morning about a press conference scheduled to start at 1 p.m. today “to announce an indictment on federal racketeering charges.” Later, it sent out a copy of the indictment, revealing that the press conference will unveil the expected RICO indictment of members of...
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Former Correctional Officer Finally Gets to Plead Guilty to Smuggling a Cell Phone and Drugs Into Prison

June 8, 2010
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Former Correctional Officer Finally Gets to Plead Guilty to Smuggling a Cell Phone and Drugs Into Prison

In December, former correctional officer Lynae Chapman’s attempt to plead guilty to smuggling a cell phone and drugs into prison for the father of her unborn child, accused murderer and alleged Black Guerilla Family prison-gang member Ray Donald Lee, was rejected by Baltimore City Circuit Court judge David Young. Yesterday, The Baltimore Sun reports,...
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Maryland Prosecutor Wants Three BGF Prison-Gang Cases to Become One Big RICO

May 28, 2010
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Maryland Prosecutor Wants Three BGF Prison-Gang Cases to Become One Big RICO

Maryland assistant U.S. Attorney James Wallner stated in a May 26 court filing 26 that the government intends to roll the three pending Black Guerilla Family (BGF) prison-gang indictments into a single Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) case. The first two cases were indicted in April 2009, and the third was unsealed on...
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