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Maryland Chapter 21 of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


  • 09 Mar 2022 3:28 PM | Anonymous

    The Defendants Allegedly Led Fraudulent Debt Elimination Classes Meant to Financially Defraud Victims and Obtain Their Personal Identifying Information. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 07 Mar 2022 11:22 PM | Anonymous
    The Office of the Secretary of State registers and regulates charitable organizations that solicit contributions in Maryland. Visit the Secretary of State’s website for tips on how to safely donate to charities.Source: Maryland Secretary of State
  • 03 Mar 2022 11:12 PM | Anonymous

    The breach impacted more than 53 million individuals, including over 1 million Maryland residents. Among other categories of impacted information, millions had their names, dates of birth, Social Security Numbers, and driver’s license information compromised. Recently, a large subset of the information  compromised in the breach was for sale on the dark Web. Source: Maryland Attorney Generall

  • 03 Mar 2022 5:58 PM | Anonymous

    Up to $1.675 Billion in Additional Payments Secured After Dissenting States’ Challenge to $4.325 Billion Bankruptcy Plan; Sacklers to be Banned from Opioid Business...

    Maryland will receive at least $39.6 million from the settlement, which will be in addition to the amount previously negotiated. The total amount Maryland expects to receive from Purdue and the Sacklers overall– an estimated $121.9 to $132.2 million – will be used for opioid treatment...Working with other states, Maryland commenced an investigation of Purdue and the Sackler family members in 2016 for their role in deceptively and unfairly marketing OxyContin and other opioids in violation of Maryland’s Consumer Protection Act. Source: Maryland Attorney General

  • 16 Feb 2022 11:31 PM | Anonymous

    “…(F)inancial fraud is growing rampant—evidenced by the billions of dollars fraudsters stole from Maryland’s unemployment system.  That’s why I have called for the establishment of a first-in-the-nation Center for Fraud Detection in state government, a dedicated state agency solely devoted to rooting out and preventing fraud in state agencies and working with law enforcement entities to bring financial criminals to justice.” Source: Maryland Comptroller in the Baltimore Sun.

  • 11 Feb 2022 6:26 PM | Anonymous

    A Florida man pleaded guilty in federal court in Maryland to obtaining tens of thousands of dollars in fraudulent unemployment funds using information from identity theft victims. Source: Maryland Daily Record

  • 10 Feb 2022 4:57 PM | Anonymous
    Court documents show that the former player submitted false and fraudulent claims to the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan on his own behalf and on behalf of dozens of other former NFL players. The Plan was established to provide former players, their spouses and their dependents, up to a maximum of $350,000 per player tax-free reimbursement of out-of-pocket medical care expenses that were not covered by insurance…Between June 5, 2017, and April 12, 2018, he submitted 68 claims for 51 other players. The claims typically sought reimbursement of $40,000 or more for expensive medical equipment such as hyperbaric oxygen chambers, ultrasound machines and electromagnetic therapy devices. None of the medical equipment described in the claims was ever purchased or received, In total, he and his co-conspirators submitted approximately $2.9 million in fraudulent claims to the Plan…The former player obtained identifying information for other participants in the plan. In exchange for submitting the false and fraudulent claims, he demanded kickbacks and bribes in the thousands of dollars for each claim submitted…Thirteen other defendants have been sentenced for their participation in the nationwide scheme. Source: DOJ and Reuters

  • 08 Feb 2022 11:55 PM | Anonymous

    "I don't usually use the 'special place in hell' phrase, but a Carroll County senior was reportedly scammed out of $175,000, and there's no other way to describe what the perpetrators deserve." Source: Dan Rocricks' commentary, Baltimore Sun

  • 03 Feb 2022 11:11 AM | Anonymous

    One defense attorney said It would be most relevant in a case in which his client was charged with fraud or lying on paperwork. Source: Baltimore Sun

  • 03 Feb 2022 11:00 AM | Anonymous

    Forty-seven percent of Americans experienced financial identity theft last year… Florida and Georgia are in the top five states for fraud and other complaints, along with Nevada, Delaware and Maryland. Source: News4Jax

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