Former Baltimore Metropolis State’s Legal professional Marilyn Mosby was discovered responsible on Thursday of two counts of perjury by a federal jury in Maryland.

Mosby, who was Baltimore’s highest-ranking prosecutor from 2015 to earlier this yr, was discovered responsible after she falsely claimed she was affected by “monetary hardship” due to the pandemic and obtained federal funds illegally.

She used the cash for down funds on two trip properties in Florida, in line with the Justice Division.

PHOTO: In this Oct. 11, 2022, file photo, Marilyn Mosby, Maryland State Attorney for Baltimore City, speaks during a news conference in Baltimore.

On this Oct. 11, 2022, file picture, Marilyn Mosby, Maryland State Legal professional for Baltimore Metropolis, speaks throughout a information convention in Baltimore.

Julio Cortez/AP, FILE

Jurors started to deliberate on Thursday after opening statements on Monday. Mosby didn’t testify in the course of the trial.

A lawyer for Mosby didn’t reply to ABC Information’ request for remark.

Mosby was recognized for charging the six cops concerned within the Freddy Grey case, a Black man who died whereas in police custody in 2015. The officers have been later both acquitted or their trials have been declared a mistrial.

The DOJ stated Mosby submitted COVID-19 associated distribution requests for withdrawals of $40,000 and $50,000 respectively.

The indictment, filed in January of 2022, says that Mosby falsely licensed that she met at the very least one of many {qualifications} for distribution as outlined underneath the CARES Act, particularly, that she skilled opposed monetary penalties from the Coronavirus on account of being quarantined, furloughed, or laid off; having lowered work hours; being unable to work resulting from lack of childcare; or the closing or discount of hours of a enterprise she owned or operated. In signing the varieties, Mosby “affirm[ed] underneath penalties for perjury the statements and acknowledgments made on this request,” in line with the indictment.

The indictment says that Mosby didn’t expertise any such monetary hardships and in reality, Mosby acquired her full gross wage of $247,955.58 from January 1, 2020, by way of December 29, 2020, in bi-weekly gross pay direct deposits of $9,183.54.

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