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3 in Md. told to forfeit $10M

An alleged Baltimore drug kingpin and his two co-defendants have been ordered to forfeit $10 million in drug money.

Federal prosecutors requested the forfeiture in documents filed Tuesday.

Steven Blackwell, Tahirah Carter and Joy Edison have been indicted on a charge of conspiracy to distribute heroin. Prosecutors allege that the conspiracy began in 2003 and stretched from Baltimore to New York to the Dominican Republic.

If the defendants can't cough up the cash, prosecutors are asking them to forfeit their business and real estate holdings, including five properties in Baltimore and one in Elkton.

Blackwell was arrested a week ago in New York and remains in custody there. He has yet to hire an attorney.

-- Associated Press

By Washington Post Editors  |  September 1, 2010; 7:31 AM ET
Categories:  Baltimore , From the Courthouse , Narcotics  
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