Baltimore Mayor Allegedly Bought Game Systems With Gift Cards Meant for Needy

Apparently the corrupt Baltimore politics portrayed in the HBO series The Wire wasn't all that far from the truth.

State prosecutors charged today that Mayor Sheila Dixon (D) cashed in Best Buy gift cards donated for needy families for her personal use. Among Dixon's alleged purchases were a PlayStation 2, an Xbox 360 and a PSP. It's unknown whether she is a gamer herself or if the systems were given to others.

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sak5003571d ago

Hahahahahahahahahah mama knows her tech.

Or maybe she was buying the gifts for the needy?

misterssippi3571d ago (Edited 3571d ago )

No wonder PS3 sales are down; she wouldn't even buy a PS3 with stolen money. That can't be a good sign. I kid, I kid.