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Maryland Senate Approves False Claims Bill To Fight Fraud

A Maryland measure to help stop fraud and abuse in state and local government has passed the state Senate.

03/24/2015

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2 Women Sentenced In Counterfeit Check Fraud

Two women have been sentenced for using counterfeit checks to buy nearly half a million dollars in gift cards from Target.

03/23/2015

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Attorney General Seeks Measure To Help Whistleblowers

Attorney General Brian Frosh is encouraging lawmakers to pass legislation to encourage whistleblowers to alert the government about fraud by private contractors.

02/05/2015

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British Man Who Led Company Sentenced To 4 Years For Fraud

A British man who was extradited to the United States with his wife to face fraud charges was sentenced Thursday to four years in federal prison.

02/05/2015

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British Woman Extradited To U.S. Can Go Home Within Weeks

A British woman who with her husband lost a long and public fight against being extradited to the United States to face fraud charges will be able to return home within weeks.

01/29/2015

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U.S. Grand Jury Indicts Western Md. Lawyer In Bank Fraud Case

A federal grand jury in Baltimore has indicted a western Maryland lawyer on charges of conspiracy and bank fraud stemming from a series of property sales.

01/23/2015

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Payroll Comp. Owners Indicted For Theft Of $2.5 Mil

A couple formerly of Bel Air that owned a payroll company have been indicted on charges of stealing their money from their clients and the IRS.

01/15/2015

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Man Gets 13 Months In Prescription Fraud

A pharmacy technician has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for submitting false claims for prescription refills.

01/15/2015

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Chick-Fil-A Reporting Possible Data Breach

Chick-fil-A could be the latest victim of a data breach.

01/02/2015

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Baltimore Man Sentenced In Investment Fraud Case

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison and ordered to pay back $16 million in what prosecutors say was an investment fraud scheme.

12/24/2014

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Woman Pleaded Guilty To Defrauding Stores With Gift Cards

A District Heights woman has pleaded guilty to plotting to steal $485,000 in gift cards from Target stores.

12/18/2014

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Pharmacy Owner Convicted Of Health Care Fraud

The owner of a pharmacy chain has been convicted of defrauding Medicaid and Medicare by submitting false claims for prescription refills.

12/16/2014

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