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Inside The Sprawling Grift Of Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh

Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh leaves the federal courthouse after pleading guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion related to her Healthy Holly books on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun/TNS)
Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh leaves the federal courthouse after pleading guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion related to her Healthy Holly books on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun/Trib... Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh leaves the federal courthouse after pleading guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion related to her Healthy Holly books on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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November 22, 2019 3:38 p.m.

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of wire and tax fraud after funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars to herself and her campaign through a sketchy children’s book scheme.

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