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  • 25 Jun 2020 8:01 PM | Anonymous
    The allegations underlying the charges against Abramoff, 62, of Silver Spring, Md., ...are contained in two separate documents...According to the allegations, Abramoff and another person conspired to make false and misleading statements to potential purchasers of a proposed new cryptocurrency called AML Bitcoin. The information filed against Abramoff also alleges that he knowingly and corruptly failed to register as a lobbyist, as required by the Lobbying Disclosure Act...This is the first ever known prosecution of a lobbyist for a criminal violation of the Act...An information and an indictment merely alleges that crimes have been committed, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Source: U.S. Attorney, Northern District of California
  • 23 Jun 2020 11:45 PM | Anonymous
    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't review a D.C. Circuit decision affirming a Maryland woman's conviction on charges of health care fraud and money laundering, despite her argument that her case was wrongly dragged out.Source: Law360.com
  • 18 Jun 2020 11:50 PM | Anonymous

    Investigators say a suspect traveled to Maryland from New York with intentions of using a fake ID to get a bank card. Source: CBS- WJZ 13

  • 17 Jun 2020 11:14 PM | Anonymous
    Payments made by Maryland’s quasi-governmental auto insurer to then-Mayor Catherine Pugh for her amateurish Healthy Holly children’s books violated state law, according to a letter state regulators sent to the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund and obtained by The Baltimore Sun. Source: Baltimore Sun



  • 17 Jun 2020 11:01 PM | Anonymous

    Maryland’s new Inspector General of Education hasn’t even fully moved into his office yet, but his work protecting your tax dollars has already begun. Source: WBFF-Fox45.


  • 09 Jun 2020 11:59 PM | Anonymous
    According to Expert Insurance Reviews, Maryland and New York tied for 11th place for having the most fraud related to the pandemic. The study found that U.S. residents lost over $5 million to credit card fraud in under five months. Source CBS Baltimore (WJZ)
  • 08 Jun 2020 11:54 PM | Anonymous

    The COVID-19 economic shutdown is expected to lead to a surge in white-collar crimes, from the immediate problem of price-gouging personal protective equipment to insider trading on companies slammed by the crisis to accounting fraud, said a panel of experts convened last week by the University of Maryland. Source: The Crime Report.org



  • 07 Jun 2020 1:59 PM | Anonymous

    “...These types of tools can be used to inform human judgment, but they should never be replacing human beings,” said Frank Pasquale, a law professor at the University of Maryland who studies accountability in the use of these opaque algorithms. One of the big dangers, he said, is that the systems fail to give people due-process rights. Source: The Atlantic

  • 02 Jun 2020 11:34 PM | Anonymous

    A retired senior with a limited income received an email with details on a data entry position...However, the modest proposition turned into a money pit. With her offer letter, she received a check and instructions to send several payments to cover office expenses. Source: WMAR-ABC 2, Matter for Mallory


  • 31 May 2020 11:12 PM | Anonymous

    Riots devastate businesses in the rage of the riot and the damage and destruction caused by the rioters. The events in April and May 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland show the results of damage caused by riots and rioters. Riots, like natural disasters, can invite insurance fraud and claims for damages to people who suffered no loss including some who are not even in the city where the riot or disaster took place. Source: Law.com


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