A jury decided the fate of Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore’s former top prosecutor, last week. In her second federal criminal case in recent months, the jury convicted Mosby of one count of mortgage fraud for making false statements to multiple mortgage lending companies as she purchased two properties in Florida. They acquitted her on another count.
Already convicted on two counts of perjury for lying about her finances when withdrawing $90,000 from her city retirement account to purchase the Florida homes, it seems certain that Mosby’s political career is over. But will she lose her license to practice the law?
According to her lawyers, probably not. It was over a month after Mosby’s conviction before Maryland’s bar counsel even filed a petition with the state’s Supreme Court to