"There is no question he has affected our business," company President Barry Udoff confirms.
New Trend Development, related businesses, and Tillman Jr. associates have acquired nearly $10 million in Baltimore-area real-estate holdings since 2000, according to property records.Meanwhile, Tillman Jr.'s political clout has also grown, as measured by the thousands of dollars in donations from Four Aces and New Trend to local politicians since his
release from prison.
Luna's career was cut short by his
death in Pennsylvania in early December 2003.His
body was found before dawn, drowned in a stream in Lancaster County, midway between Philadelphia and Harrisburg along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.He'd been stabbed dozens of times, though not deeply, and his
car sat idling close by.He
had last been seen late the night before at his
downtown Baltimore office.