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MARYLAND NEWS

  • 05 Jul 2023 11:06 PM | Anonymous
    Almost 3,900 current and former employees of the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services will be paid more than $13 million …The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division…determined that the state engaged in wage theft. Source: Maryland Matters Details regarding the $13 million decision of the Maryland Board of Public Works are available at the Board's web site.
  • 01 Jul 2023 11:21 PM | Anonymous

    The AG's office announced that his Consumer Protection Division (CPD) has reached a settlement with CarMax, Inc. over its alleged failure to disclose open safety recalls on the used vehicles it offered and sold. The CPD alleged that CarMax’s failure to disclose the recall status was an unfair and deceptive trade practice in violation of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act. Source: Maryland Attorney General

  • 27 Jun 2023 11:59 AM | Anonymous

    a Carroll County resident walked into the Maryland State Police Westminster Barrack to report himself as a victim of a phone scam. The resident told police that two days ago he received a call from someone claiming to be a representative of Walmart. The caller advised the resident they could repay his debt using pre-paid gift cards.

    A trooper from the Westminster Barrack on Monday accompanied the Carroll County resident to his bank and placed a hold on the checks. Meanwhile, investigators with the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division contacted the Postal Inspection Service, which intercepted the package before it was delivered. The package and checks were subsequently returned to the resident...The incident remains under investigation. Source: Maryland State Police 

  • 27 Jun 2023 11:53 AM | Anonymous

    Four Maryland residents were indicted for their involvement in filing fraudulent unemployment insurance claims during the COVID-19 pandemic...These charges stem from fraudulent unemployment claims that were filed in the names of dozens of identity fraud victims between June and July 2020. Source: Maryland Attorney General

  • 21 Jun 2023 11:46 PM | Anonymous

    A Baltimore City roofing company defrauded Baltimore County and committed perjury by misrepresenting its relationship with a subcontracting company after being awarded a roughly $1.8 million contract to replace the roof of the Baltimore County public safety building, according to a report released Wednesday by the office of Baltimore County Inspector General. Source: Baltimore Sun at msn.com and Baltimore County IG report.

  • 17 Jun 2023 2:49 PM | Anonymous

    The State of Maryland today is encouraging Marylanders to take precautionary action to protect their identity in the wake of a wide-reaching cyber attack. Along with an undetermined number of organizations across the nation, the Maryland Department of Human Services was affected by the MOVEit data breach, which occurred at a third-party vendor contracted by the state and is believed to be tied to a security flaw in a file transfer tool. Source: Maryland Department of Human Services

  • 12 Jun 2023 11:58 PM | Anonymous

    The Office for Civil Rights, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, opens investigations into all "breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals," according to its website. Source: WBAL-TV11 Baltimore

  • 25 May 2023 11:22 PM | Anonymous

    The treasurer for a powerful Baltimore County political slate pleaded guilty Thursday to theft and perjury charges, admitting to stealing campaign funds from the group and from a former county councilwoman's finance committee. Source:The Daily Record

  • 24 May 2023 10:21 AM | Anonymous

    In this variant of “the dog ate my homework,” a master’s degree allegedly achieved 20 years earlier was never mailed. Source: Baltimore Brew

  • 23 May 2023 11:17 PM | Anonymous

    A Maryland woman learned the SUV she bought used and drove for 20 years had been stolen and the VIN had been tampered with. “Within five minutes, the police officers took my vehicle” Source: NBC4 Washington

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