Meanwhile, in Baltimore, we have a head prosecutor (called the "State's atty) who is elected. She is under indictment for some mortgage fraud, having signed papers and purchased two properties in Florida, stating to the mortgage company that the houses would be her "principal residence" which, of course, is inconsistent with having to run an office in Baltimore. She is in her low 40's, so it's not a retirement thing. By lying she got a lower interest rate and has already flipped one of the properties in 1 year or so for a 30% profit, selling it to someone from Baltimore who claims not to know her. Moreover, claiming financial Hardship to her travel company (which has not yet operated) she obtained some federal loans of covid relief money. Financial distress for a company that has yet to operate? She makes $250K per year in her job (from which she is absent for about 25% of the time) and her husband, the head of the city council, makes about $125K. Well, it has now come out that her grandfather contributed to her campaign in 2021 and to her husband's campaign in 2017, based on their disclosure forms. Nothing wrong there, except the grandfather died in 2015. Another oops.
What is wrong with people? Why do they cheat? I just don't understand why they think they are immune from prosecution.
What immediately came to mind when I read this. Not sure why.