Fraud involving the former mayor's "Healthy Holly" books generated more than $850,000, prosecutors said.
Pugh resigned in May after revelations she sold her self-published “Healthy Holly” books to non-profits and foundations to promote her political career.
Pugh resigned in May amid the controversy over her “Healthy Holly” books.
Mary Bubala asked last week if it was time for "a different kind of leadership" after the city had three female African American mayors in a row.
She had been on indefinite leave amid an investigation into money she reportedly made by getting companies with business ties to the city to buy her books.
Federal agents raided Pugh's home Thursday, investigating a corruption scandal involving questionable sales of her books to major businesses with ties to the city.
Mayor Catherine Pugh has been on indefinite leave as a corruption probe examines sales of her children's books to companies doing business with the city.
Mayor Catherine Pugh said she intends to return to work after a leave of absence.
Mayor Catherine Pugh made more than $500,000 pushing her "Healthy Holly" books on government partners.