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Marilyn Mosby to appeal felony convictions

The former Baltimore state’s attorney will also appeal the order that she forfeit the Florida condominium she acquired through the submission of false documents

Above: Then State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby speaks at a 2022 city budget hearing. (Fern Shen)

As promised, Marilyn Mosby will be appealing her perjury and mortgage fraud convictions to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the former Baltimore state’s attorney said in a notice filed in her case today.

Last month, Judge Lydia Kay Griggsby sentenced Mosby to three years of supervised release, with 12 months in home detention with electronic monitoring, plus 100 hours of community service.

Mosby is also appealing Griggsby’s order that she forfeit the Florida condominium that a jury found she acquired through the submission of false documents.

The brief notice now on file in U.S. District Court does not disclose the arguments Mosby will make on appeal.

Other documents filed since her conviction include a request to add to her case an appellate attorney, Daniel S. Volchok, of the D.C. law firm WilmerHale.

A May 28 “order on request for travel” by Mosby is sealed in the docket and not publicly accessible.

Two Trials, Three Felonies

Prosecutors sought a 20-month prison sentence for Mosby, who lost her bid for a third term as the city’s top prosecutor in 2022.

But after pressing hard in the court of public opinion with a flurry of national media appearances, she came away with no jail time, following separate trials that took place, at her request, in Greenbelt rather than Baltimore.

In November, a jury found her guilty of two counts of perjury for falsely claiming that she suffered from Covid-related financial hardship in order to withdraw early about $90,000 from her city retirement account.

She used that money to make down payments on two Florida properties – an eight-bedroom vacation property near Orlando and a condominium on the Gulf of Mexico.

In February, a separate jury convicted her of making a false statement in mortgage documents – a “gift letter” falsely stating that her then-husband Nick Mosby gave her enough money to close on the Longboat Key condo.

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