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  • 27 Jul 2020 11:45 PM | Anonymous
    The Maryland State Retirement and Pension System has received $405,208.53 in restitution from Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS).addition, the Maryland Attorney General’s Office received $296,000 as payment for its work on the related investigation into fraudulent conduct by major banks involving the manipulation of the LIBOR (The London Interbank Offered Rate) benchmark interest rate.Source: Maryland Attorney General


  • 15 Jul 2020 10:30 PM | Anonymous

    Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced at a press conference Wednesday more than 47,000 false claims were made using stolen identities and personal information acquired from previous data breaches. The governor said Maryland claimants’ personal information was not compromised during the scheme. Source: The Hill

  • 14 Jul 2020 11:55 PM | Anonymous
    Allegedly Misrepresented to the U.S. Departments of Defense and Labor the Condition of the Equipment and Provided Fraudulent Documentation Concerning His Company’s Certifications... An indictment is not a finding of guilt. Source:  U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland
  • 07 Jul 2020 11:12 PM | Anonymous
    A USA TODAY investigation of 15 of the largest and hardest-hit states found hundreds of millions of dollars in sole-sourced, non-competitive awards went to vendors that have been accused of defrauding taxpayers through the False Claims Act...USA TODAY combed through more than 1,600 COVID-19 contracts with no competitive bids awarded through May 18 to vendors from 15 states, including the largest and some of those that have experienced the worst coronavirus outbreaks: Alaska, California, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Illinois, Maryland...Source: USA Today 
  • 25 Jun 2020 8:01 PM | Anonymous
    The allegations underlying the charges against Abramoff, 62, of Silver Spring, Md., ...are contained in two separate documents...According to the allegations, Abramoff and another person conspired to make false and misleading statements to potential purchasers of a proposed new cryptocurrency called AML Bitcoin. The information filed against Abramoff also alleges that he knowingly and corruptly failed to register as a lobbyist, as required by the Lobbying Disclosure Act...This is the first ever known prosecution of a lobbyist for a criminal violation of the Act...An information and an indictment merely alleges that crimes have been committed, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Source: U.S. Attorney, Northern District of California
  • 23 Jun 2020 11:45 PM | Anonymous
    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't review a D.C. Circuit decision affirming a Maryland woman's conviction on charges of health care fraud and money laundering, despite her argument that her case was wrongly dragged out.Source: Law360.com
  • 18 Jun 2020 11:50 PM | Anonymous

    Investigators say a suspect traveled to Maryland from New York with intentions of using a fake ID to get a bank card. Source: CBS- WJZ 13

  • 17 Jun 2020 11:14 PM | Anonymous
    Payments made by Maryland’s quasi-governmental auto insurer to then-Mayor Catherine Pugh for her amateurish Healthy Holly children’s books violated state law, according to a letter state regulators sent to the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund and obtained by The Baltimore Sun. Source: Baltimore Sun



  • 17 Jun 2020 11:01 PM | Anonymous

    Maryland’s new Inspector General of Education hasn’t even fully moved into his office yet, but his work protecting your tax dollars has already begun. Source: WBFF-Fox45.


  • 09 Jun 2020 11:59 PM | Anonymous
    According to Expert Insurance Reviews, Maryland and New York tied for 11th place for having the most fraud related to the pandemic. The study found that U.S. residents lost over $5 million to credit card fraud in under five months. Source CBS Baltimore (WJZ)

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