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Ex-Md. Veterans Affairs Official Guilty Of Fraud

A former Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs official has pleaded guilty to fraud for a scheme in which he submitted false documents and collected roughly $1.4 million in veterans’ benefits.

07/14/2014

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Johns Hopkins Data Spilled In ‘Extortion’ Attempt

Johns Hopkins University is hit by a hacker. The university and the FBI are investigating a data breach involving hundreds of staff and students.

03/07/2014

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Veteran Baltimore Officer Pleads Guilty To Extortion

A Baltimore police officer has pleaded guilty to extortion after prosecutors alleged she provided protection for a purported drug trafficker.

11/07/2013

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Prince George’s County Building Inspector Charged With Extortion

Prince George’s County Police have arrested a county building inspector they say tried to get a restaurant owner to pay his band to play at the business.

01/04/2013

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14th Baltimore Cop Sentenced In Extortion Scheme

A fourteenth Baltimore police officer has been sentenced for his role in a towing company extortion scheme.

07/10/2012

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Source: Redskins QB Griffin Target Of Extortion

A former Baylor basketball player is facing a federal extortion charge for allegedly threatening to release
“derogatory information” about Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III unless he was paid.

06/26/2012

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Baltimore City Officer Sentenced In Towing Scheme

A Baltimore city police officer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in a towing company extortion scheme.

06/04/2012

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Former Prince George’s Housing Director Sentenced To 3 Years

A former Prince George’s County housing director has been sentenced to three years and one month in prison for his role in a corruption scheme involving former county executive Jack Johnson.

04/16/2012

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6th Baltimore City Officer Sentenced 2 Years For Majestic Towing Co. Extortion Scheme

A Baltimore City police officer has been sentenced to prison as a result of an extortion scheme at Majestic Towing Company.

04/13/2012

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Prosecutors Want Johnson To Pay Fine Before Prison

Prosecutors say former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has the money to pay a $100,000 fine related to his extortion conviction before he heads to prison.

02/16/2012

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Hungarian Gets 2.5 Years For Hacking, Extortion

A Hungarian man has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for hacking into Marriott International’s computers and extorting the firm for a job.

02/03/2012

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Md. Man Sentenced To 33 Years For ‘Sextortion’

A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to charges he extorted an Indiana teen and girls across the country into sexual favors online has been sentenced to 33 years in federal prison.

01/14/2012

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