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  • 02 Aug 2022 11:20 PM | Anonymous

    The nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force of 50 states will investigate and take legal action against the telecommunications companies responsible for bringing foreign robocalls into the United States.

    According to the National Consumer Law Center and Electronic Privacy Information Center,over 33 million scam robocalls are made to Americans every day. These scam calls include Social Security Administration fraud against seniors, Amazon scams against consumers, and many other scams targeting all consumers, including some of the most vulnerable. In 2021, scammers took $29.8 billion dollars through fraudulent calls, most of which originated overseas. The Maryland Attorney General's press release also offers tips to avoid scams and unwanted calls. Source: Maryland Attorney General

  • 27 Jul 2022 11:08 PM | Anonymous

    The Maryland State Prosecutor announced charges that alleges the delegate facilitated rental payments from the General Assembly to his personal landlord using state funds for a “district office” that was actually a building outside of his district... The charges further allege that the delegate facilitated the creation of an invoice with an office supply vendor that reflected the purchase of office furniture which was never actually ordered. Source: Maryland State Prosecutor

  • 18 Jul 2022 11:25 PM | Anonymous
    The Defendant Caused a Loss of more than $59,000 While on Pretrial Release for Initial Identity Theft and Bank Fraud Conviction Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland
  • 14 Jul 2022 12:34 PM | Anonymous

    Defendant Used His Position as a Caregiver to Unlawfully Access and Use Victims’ Personally Identifiable Information to File for Benefits. Source: US Attorney, District of Mariyland

  • 12 Jul 2022 11:29 PM | Anonymous
    The bill would remove elected officials from the board, which is supposed to convene annually to review the performance of the inspector general, Baltimore city’s watchdog for waste, fraud and abuse.

    Source: Baltimore Sun

  • 12 Jul 2022 11:09 PM | Anonymous

    The Defendants’ Allegedly Submitted over 200 Fraudulent Unemployment Insurance Claims to the Maryland Department of Labor and California Department of Labor. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 06 Jul 2022 11:18 PM | Anonymous

    Defendant Used Stolen Identities to Open Bank Accounts Which Were Used to Receive Money Obtained from Victim Companies and Individuals Under False Pretenses. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 01 Jul 2022 11:09 PM | Anonymous

    The trustees of the Maryland Bar’s Client Protection Fund validly rejected a man’s request to be reimbursed for the $2.6 million a since-convicted and disbarred attorney bilked from the escrow account the lawyer had managed for him, the state’s second highest court ruled Wednesday. In its reported 3-0 decision, the Court of Special Appeals said the lawyer was not acting in the fiduciary role of an attorney when he managed the escrow account. Source: Maryland Daily Record


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