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Maryland Chapter 21 of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


  • 06 Sep 2023 11:37 PM | Anonymous

    The Maryland Attorney General’s Securities Division filed an action against various companies, known collectively as “Abra,” and the founder and CEO of Abra, ordering them to cease and desist violating Maryland law in connection with the offer and sale of investments in two interest-bearing crypto depository account.

    The Division alleges Abra misrepresented and failed to disclose important information about the Earn and Boost Offerings to its investors; most fundamentally, they failed to disclose and in fact misrepresented Abra’s own solvency (or lack thereof). In addition, Abra and Barhydt misrepresented the actual custodian in possession of certain Earn and Boost assets and failed to disclose that it instead transferred many of these assets to an entity currently subject to multiple government regulatory lawsuits and to a requested asset freeze. Source: Maryland Attorney General

  • 05 Sep 2023 11:14 PM | Anonymous

    The Social Security Administration issues over a trillion dollars a year to its beneficiaries, so it’s no wonder the program is targeted by thieves, however, the SSA Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is starting to see these attempts become more technologically advanced. Source:Matter for Mallory, WMAR-2.

  • 04 Sep 2023 10:19 AM | Anonymous

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office describes what it has scuttled so far by scammers with pretend employees, malware-infested websites and aliases like “Allen Gator.” Source:BaltimoreBrew.com 

  • 04 Sep 2023 9:00 AM | Anonymous
    Former Hogan chief of staff, now dead, was charged with fraud and embezzlement. Source: capitalgazette.com
  • 23 Aug 2023 1:08 PM | Anonymous
    A building inspector reported a cash bribe, and his boss told him to keep it “because it was under an allowable dollar limit,” Baltimore Inspector General Isabel Mercedes Cumming finds. Source: Baltimore Brew

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