BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore city employee has been charged with perjury for allegedly not disclosing payments she received from community groups while she worked in then-City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young’s office.
The Office of the State Prosecutor announced charges against Elizabeth “Betsy” Gardner on Wednesday. They claim she did not disclose the payments on required city financial disclosure forms.READ MORE: Troopers Responded To 15 DUI-Related Crashes Over The Weekend, Maryland State Police Says
She worked in the council president’s office in 2016 as a community liaison. It was during that period she is alleged to have gotten payments from multiple groups.
It’s not immediately clear how much money she is accused of not disclosing.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Investigating Fatal Shooting At Rosedale Royal Farms
Gardner also ran for city council in 2016.
If found guilty, she faces up to 10 years in prison, officials said.MORE NEWS: Former Ravens Cheerleader Summer Wilson Featured In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition