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  • 17 Sep 2020 4:20 PM | Anonymous
    The state of Maryland has concluded its initial review into a $501 million fraudulent unemployment claims scheme uncovered in July, and announced that it has identified more than 123,000 additional claims that are likely fraudulent. Source: Baltimore Business Journal and Maryland Department of Labor
  • 16 Sep 2020 10:26 AM | Anonymous

    She has more than doubled the diversity of her office staff, and she points to savings of $4.5 million her team has found for city taxpayers. Her investigations have scrutinized everything from development and construction irregularities to wrongfully accused employees. She's now set to expand her work, overseeing Baltimore's ethics board and whistleblower program. Source: Baltimore Sun

  • 11 Sep 2020 5:17 PM | Anonymous

    The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has agreed to pay the United States $10 million to settle claims that it improperly charged NIH-funded research grants for time Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland

  • 11 Sep 2020 5:16 PM | Anonymous

    Gary Brown Jr. — a loyal top aide to former Mayor Catherine Pugh who federal prosecutors have called a "bagman" in the "Healthy Holly" scandal — was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison on Friday. Source: Baltimore Business Journal

  • 09 Sep 2020 11:35 PM | Anonymous
    Allegedly Provided $5,000 to an Immigration Official as a Down Payment to Illegally Obtain a Permanent Resident Card. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland
  • 06 Sep 2020 11:44 PM | Anonymous

    In total, the duo is accused of stealing at least $565,000 from two businesses and the identities of at least eight postal customers  Source: CBS WJZ-13

  • 01 Sep 2020 11:56 PM | Anonymous
    The U.S. Department of Labor announced a total of $100 million in funding to support state efforts to combat fraud and recover improper payments in the Unemployment Insurance program, including those programs created under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Source: Baltimore Sun and US Department of Labor


  • 28 Aug 2020 11:59 PM | Anonymous
    Defendants Allegedly Presented Themselves as Pastors and Targeted Churchgoers; Promised Investments in Foreign Currency and Cryptocurrency; Spent Investor Funds on Lavish Lifestyles. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland
  • 28 Aug 2020 11:27 PM | Anonymous
    An Elkton, MD., man, a former Baltimore Department of Public Works (“DPW”) supervisor pleaded guilty on August 27, 2020, to the federal charge of extortion under color of official right for misuse of his authority as a public employee. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland
  • 25 Aug 2020 11:02 PM | Anonymous
    The settlement stems from an investigation led by an 11-state executive committee that included Maryland, and a total of 48 state and territory attorneys general. The states alleged that Honda’s actions and failures to act, as well as its misrepresentations about the safety of its vehicles, were unfair and deceptive, and that Honda’s conduct violated state consumer protection laws. Source: Maryland Attorney General


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