Federal indictment offers new details of Baltimore attorney Ravenell’s alleged scheme to help drug kingpin

The superseding indictment, returned Dec. 17, lists specific instances of what prosecutors say was Ravenell working to further the criminal interests of his drug kingpin client Richard Byrd, including a handoff of $50,000 in a Louis Vuitton bag in a restaurant parking lot, an attempted meeting to discuss drug money at a Four Seasons hotel in Atlanta, and visiting a jailed co-conspirator without informing his attorney.

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