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  • 25 Oct 2022 11:21 PM | Anonymous

    Federal Witness Allegedly Sought a $5,000 Payment to Testify Falsely or Refuse to Testify at Federal Trial. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 21 Oct 2022 11:06 PM | Anonymous

    A Baltimore City jury has awarded more than $1 million to a deaf couple who said they were deceieved into entering a fraudulent rent-to-own agreement in 2018. Source: The Daily Record

  • 18 Oct 2022 5:12 PM | Anonymous

    Maryland families who had their federal assistance benefits stolen are seeking help from the state. Thieves are swiping SNAP and cash assistance before cardholders have a chance to withdraw their money. Source: WMAR Channel 2 Matter for Mallory

  • 04 Oct 2022 11:46 PM | Anonymous

    A state audit revealed more details of financial misconduct in the transportation department of Montgomery County schools, including ongoing theft, thousands of dollars in questionable credit card purchases and an “off the books” vendor account that have led to changes in the department’s leadership. The details were part of a Sept. 29 audit by the Maryland Department of Legislative Services of the school system’s financial management practices. Source Washington Post at MSN.com


  • 23 Sep 2022 3:08 PM | Anonymous
    An apartment management company of former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and more than two dozen property owners agreed to pay $3.25 million penalty and restitution to potentially thousands of renters as part of a settlement with the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. Source: BaltimoreSun.com and Maryland Attorney General


  • 20 Sep 2022 11:13 PM | Anonymous
    Over $178k in SNAP & cash assistance reported stolen in August... On Tuesday afternoon, state lawmakers will question the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Human Services about stolen federal assistance benefits and recertification issues. Source: WMAR
  • 14 Sep 2022 11:31 PM | Anonymous

    Today the Justice Department announced the establishment of three Strike Force teams created to enhance the Department’s existing efforts to combat and prevent COVID-19 related fraud.  The Strike Force teams will operate out of U.S. Attorney’s Offices in the Southern District of Florida, the District of Maryland, and a joint effort between the Central and Eastern Districts of California. Strike Force Team Locations Include Los Angeles, Sacramento, Miami, and Baltimore. Source US Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 01 Sep 2022 11:18 PM | Anonymous

    The defendants compromised email accounts of individual and business victims, which they used to send fraudulent payment instructions to financial institutions or business associates to misappropriate funds.  The indictment alleges that the defendants used the stolen identifying information of individual victims to obtain Employer Identification Numbers and state business certificates in the name of shell businesses. Source: Us Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 26 Aug 2022 11:17 PM | Anonymous

    Defendant’s Alleged Scheme Involved More than 20 Victims, Many of Whom were Senior Citizens. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 26 Aug 2022 3:29 PM | Anonymous
    The officers are accused of working secondary employment positions with a private security company while also on-duty with the police department. The company provided security at more than 20 apartment complexes in the county. The officers are also accused of providing false information to the apartment complexes to justify the continued hiring of the security company. Source: WTOP and Prince George's County Police Department.

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