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  • 09 Dec 2020 4:54 PM | Anonymous

    The State of Maryland today announced that it has uncovered an unemployment insurance fraud scheme targeting high-ranking state government officials, including Governor Larry Hogan, Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford, Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson, and several other members of the governor’s cabinet. Source: Office of the Maryland Governor

  • 03 Dec 2020 11:32 PM | Anonymous

    A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging a Maryland lawyer in Maryland, on federal charges for wire fraud, mail fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering conspiracies, and three counts of wire fraud, one count of mail fraud, one count of bank fraud, and four counts of money laundering, in connection with his alleged participation in a scheme to defraud financial institutions of more than $12.5 million that was held on behalf of the Somali government. To effectuate this scheme, the lawyer and others allegedly created false documents regarding Schulman’s authority to recover assets on behalf of the Somali government, according to the DOJ. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland.

  • 01 Dec 2020 11:09 PM | Anonymous

    A publication called Best Life ranked states based on examining Federal Trade Commission fraud reports and identity theft reports, FBI reports on cybercrime victims, and state integrity investigations from the nonprofit Center for Public Integrity. The results for Maryiand were 770 fraud reports per 100,000 people: 210 Identity theft reports per 100,000 people: and 194 cybercrime victims per 100,000 people, resulting in an Integrity grade of "D." Source: BestLife.com

  • 19 Nov 2020 12:00 PM | Anonymous
    Two owners of a Baltimore, MD, based cattle export business with farms in New Holland, and Spring Grove, PA, were charged with conspiring with a veterinarian to defraud the USDA and the buyers of their cattle in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada and Qatar by submitting more than a thousand false bovine blood samples to a Harrisburg laboratory for bovine disease testing between November 2016 and February 2020. Source:U.S. Attorney, Middle District of Pennsylvanian



  • 13 Nov 2020 2:22 PM | Anonymous

    All Committed While on Supervised Release for a Previous Federal Fraud Conviction. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland


  • 05 Nov 2020 11:12 PM | Anonymous

    Allegedly Used Fraudulent Passports and Stolen Identities to Open Bank Accounts. Source: US Attorney District of Maryland

  • 04 Nov 2020 12:15 PM | Anonymous

    Defrauded Elderly Victims of Almost $1 Million by Falsely Telling Them that a Relative—Typically a Grandchild—Needed Money for Bail, Legal Fees, and Other Expenses. Source: US Attorney, District of Maryland


  • 31 Oct 2020 11:03 PM | Anonymous

    A former U.S. Navy chief petty officer involved in the "Fat Leonard'' bribery scandal was sentenced Friday in San Diego to 27 months in federal prison. The officer from Maryland was one of 34 defendants charged in the scheme, which involved the bribery of Navy officials in exchange for helping Leonard Glenn "Fat Leonard'' Francis and his Singapore-based ship husbanding company, Glenn Defense Marine Asia, obtain classified military information to gain an edge over GDMA's competitors. Source: NBC-7, San Diego

  • 30 Oct 2020 11:51 PM | Anonymous

    The Attorney General’s Office has been notified that some voters have been called and asked to verify their Social Security Numbers in order to process their ballots. The Attorney General's office said this is a scam. Source: Maryland Attorney General


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