Last Link Roundup of 2012!
A recap of all the newsworthy links in 2012. January Early in 2012, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was grilled by the MD Legislature about the status of the city’s lead paint judgements. The city was refusing to pay, saying the judgement would bankrupt the city — a shame they didn’t think about that before allowing children […]
There’s a New Sheriff…Slumlord…In Town
“Stealing Trust”, an award-winning film by John Spillane, will be shown in Frederick on Wednesday, at 7 PM. The film documents victims of mortgage fraud across Maryland. Lorain, Ohio is using an interesting method to move vacant homes to demolition — search warrants. Kenneth Koehler of Baltimore has pleaded guilty to wire fraud, in a […]
Notorious Los Angeles slumlord Mike Schaefer is running for the office of Baltimore City Sheriff. A perennial candidate for many political offices, including US Senate, Schaefer is a slumlord who was jailed in 1982 for failing to make repairs to a downtown Los Angeles building. He is also the treasurer of Nevada-Schaefer, Inc., the former […]