Saturday, December 05, 2009 | 06:18 AM
B-More Mayor Convicted of Embezzlement
Baltimore's Mayor, Sheila Dixon, was convicted of a single misdemeanor charge of embezzlement on Tuesday December 1, for taking gift cards that were supposed to be for the city's disenfranchised children and using them to buy an Xbox system and other electronics.
According to ABC News, Dixon could get up to five years in prison, but prosecutors have not specified whether or not they will seek jail time. However, Dixon, intends to remain in office and addressed the city in Press conference yesterday.