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  • 27 Jun 2023 11:59 AM | Anonymous

    a Carroll County resident walked into the Maryland State Police Westminster Barrack to report himself as a victim of a phone scam. The resident told police that two days ago he received a call from someone claiming to be a representative of Walmart. The caller advised the resident they could repay his debt using pre-paid gift cards.

    A trooper from the Westminster Barrack on Monday accompanied the Carroll County resident to his bank and placed a hold on the checks. Meanwhile, investigators with the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division contacted the Postal Inspection Service, which intercepted the package before it was delivered. The package and checks were subsequently returned to the resident...The incident remains under investigation. Source: Maryland State Police 

  • 27 Jun 2023 11:53 AM | Anonymous

    Four Maryland residents were indicted for their involvement in filing fraudulent unemployment insurance claims during the COVID-19 pandemic...These charges stem from fraudulent unemployment claims that were filed in the names of dozens of identity fraud victims between June and July 2020. Source: Maryland Attorney General

  • 21 Jun 2023 11:46 PM | Anonymous

    A Baltimore City roofing company defrauded Baltimore County and committed perjury by misrepresenting its relationship with a subcontracting company after being awarded a roughly $1.8 million contract to replace the roof of the Baltimore County public safety building, according to a report released Wednesday by the office of Baltimore County Inspector General. Source: Baltimore Sun at msn.com and Baltimore County IG report.

  • 17 Jun 2023 2:49 PM | Anonymous

    The State of Maryland today is encouraging Marylanders to take precautionary action to protect their identity in the wake of a wide-reaching cyber attack. Along with an undetermined number of organizations across the nation, the Maryland Department of Human Services was affected by the MOVEit data breach, which occurred at a third-party vendor contracted by the state and is believed to be tied to a security flaw in a file transfer tool. Source: Maryland Department of Human Services

  • 12 Jun 2023 11:58 PM | Anonymous

    The Office for Civil Rights, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, opens investigations into all "breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals," according to its website. Source: WBAL-TV11 Baltimore

  • 25 May 2023 11:22 PM | Anonymous

    The treasurer for a powerful Baltimore County political slate pleaded guilty Thursday to theft and perjury charges, admitting to stealing campaign funds from the group and from a former county councilwoman's finance committee. Source:The Daily Record

  • 24 May 2023 10:21 AM | Anonymous

    In this variant of “the dog ate my homework,” a master’s degree allegedly achieved 20 years earlier was never mailed. Source: Baltimore Brew

  • 23 May 2023 11:17 PM | Anonymous

    A Maryland woman learned the SUV she bought used and drove for 20 years had been stolen and the VIN had been tampered with. “Within five minutes, the police officers took my vehicle” Source: NBC4 Washington

  • 17 May 2023 11:08 PM | Anonymous
    The Baltimore County Executive ruled out creating an oversight board for the county inspector general. That puts to rest a controversy that has dogged Olszewski for 2 years…When Olszewski proposed an oversight board for the inspector general in 2021, he received withering criticism from County Council members.  WYPR and also linked by the Baltimore Brew.
  • 16 May 2023 11:26 AM | Anonymous

    A jury Tuesday determined Annapolis businessman Harvey Blonder had committed fraud and other financial misdeeds while serving as manager of the Yellowfin Steak and Fish House and ordered him to pay more than $9 million in damages to the restaurant. BaltimoreSun.com


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