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  • 11 Feb 2021 11:47 PM | Anonymous

    While many still wait for their unemployment insurance benefits, scammers have found a way to cheat the system. Source: WMAR-2, ABC

  • 11 Feb 2021 11:26 PM | Anonymous

    Allegedly Fraudulently Replicated the Website of a Biotech Company That Has an Authorized COVID-19 Vaccine to Perpetrate the Scheme. Source: US. Attorney District of Maryland

  • 04 Feb 2021 10:10 PM | Anonymous

    The $573 million settlement resolves opioid-related consumer protection charges arising from McKinsey’s role in developing marketing plans for pharmaceutical companies that contributed to the nation’s opioid crisis.The settlement includes more than $12 million to be used for abatement of the opioids epidemic in Maryland. Source: Maryland Attorney General

  • 08 Jan 2021 11:05 PM | Anonymous

    A Baltimore resident who claims her electric supply was switched without her consent, leading to higher costs, can’t sue the provider because she consented to arbitration through silence, a Maryland federal court said Friday. Source: Law360

  • 06 Jan 2021 11:11 PM | Anonymous

    A citizen of Germany residing in Washington, D.C., pleaded guilty today in Maryland to federal charges of obstruction of a federal audit and causing a financial institution to fail to file a suspicious activity report, related to more than $1.2 million in U.S. State Department grant funds awarded to a corporation that he controlled.  Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 05 Jan 2021 11:59 PM | Anonymous

    According to CARFAX statistics, there was a 13 percent annual increase in odometer fraud in Maryland.Source:  WMAR-2

  • 29 Dec 2020 11:31 PM | Anonymous

    The FBI said three people got or tried to get investors to give them a total of more than $28 million, which the trio said would be invested in cryptocurrency and foreign exchange markets. Instead the three are accused of using the money for persoal expenses and to repay other investors. Source: WJZ-CBS Baltimore. The FBI is asking victims and others with knowledge of the "1st Million" investigation to contact the FBI. Source: FBI.gov

  • 24 Dec 2020 11:19 PM | Anonymous

    Rosly Wedington, 51, is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 8 after pleading guilty to tax fraud in 2019 for crimes related to a nonprofit job training center where former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh served on the board of directors, according to a sentencing memorandum...Prosecutors referred in their memo to Wedington as a “rare fraud recidivist,” noting she was convicted in 2004 for stealing $852,000 from a beloved Park Heights dentist while working as his secretary. Source: Baltimore Sun


  • 21 Dec 2020 11:13 PM | Anonymous

    The Attorney General’s office has been alerted to illegal, unlicensed pop-up COVID-19 testing sites operating in Baltimore City. Individuals are setting up “Free COVID-19 Testing” tables at random locations...Unauthorized pop-up testing sites could be a scheme for identity thieves to harvest sensitive, personal information from consumers….The Attorney General is encouraging consumers to visit covidtest.maryland.gov for a list of more than 240 approved COVID-19 testing sites in Maryland. Source: Maryland Attorney General

  • 19 Dec 2020 11:11 PM | Anonymous
    Used Similar Names, Trademarked Logos, and Graphics of Actual Companies to Create Fraudulent Websites to Obtain  Personal Information of Victims. Source: U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland

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