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May 03, 2017 - The Washington Post

Former U.S. attorney in Md. helped target federal, local drug distributors

BALTIMORE - Rod J. Rosenstein had dedicated most of his career to prosecuting fraud, corruption and other white-collar crimes before he was tapped to lead the U.S. Attorney's Office in Maryland in 2005.

"It was a challenging time for the office," Rosenstein recalled. "Violent crime was at near-record levels in Baltimore City and had been for some time, and of course it was the post-9/11 era."

Much of hi...