The Sheila Texon Saga Case

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The Sheila Dixon saga Sheila Dixon became mayor of Baltimore city in 2007 following Martin O’Malley gubernatorial win. She was elected to city council in 1987 and Baltimore City Council president in 1999. She was among other city officials were finally indicted on corruption charges following an investigation led by state and federal agents. The following excerpt summarizes the scandal’s details and the circumstances surrounding the charges levied against Dixon as published by The Economist (2009). She instead faces a tawdry list of a dozen counts of theft, perjury, fraudulent misappropriation and misconduct, including allegations that she spent gift certificates intended for needy families on herself. The perjury charges were initially dismissed,

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