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.
Johns Hopkins University is hit by a hacker. The university and the FBI are investigating a data breach involving hundreds of staff and students.
A Baltimore police officer has pleaded guilty to extortion after prosecutors alleged she provided protection for a purported drug trafficker.
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.
A fourteenth Baltimore police officer has been sentenced for his role in a towing company extortion scheme.
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.
A Baltimore city police officer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in a towing company extortion scheme.
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.
A Baltimore City police officer has been sentenced to prison as a result of an extortion scheme at Majestic Towing Company.
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.
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.
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.