Fraud

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Md. Construction Company Admits To Federal Fraud

A Maryland construction company has admitted to orchestrating phony partnerships to get millions in District of Columbia government contracts and agreed to pay a $2 million fine, ending a two-year fraud investigation.

12/15/2014

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Md. Rep. Hoping To Protect Consumers From Hackers This Holiday Season

Five-hundred million. That’s the staggering number of records compromised through data security breaches in the past year.

11/27/2014

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Man Sentenced In $180,000 Identity Theft Scheme

An Owings Mills man has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.

11/21/2014

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty In $1.3M Client Fraud

A Frederick man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering after prosecutors say he took more than $1 million from an elderly client’s annuity account.

11/19/2014

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Local Sisters Indicted In Non-Profit Fraud

Two sisters have been charged in separate indictments for allegedly embezzling from nonprofit organizations.

11/19/2014

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Shopkeepers Sentenced For $1.1M Food Stamp Fraud

Two Baltimore shopkeepers have been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally redeeming food stamp benefits in exchange for cash.

11/14/2014

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Woman Arrested In Md. On Prescription Fraud

Authorities say a Maryland woman has been charged with prescription fraud for allegedly obtaining thousands of Oxycodone pills.

11/08/2014

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Va. Man Pleads Guilty In Md. Wire Fraud Case

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in the theft of more than $1 million from a Washington, D.C.-based company.

11/07/2014

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Prosecutors: Man Defrauded Immigrants In D.C., Md.

A Montgomery County man recently convicted of committing fraud against immigrants by posing as an attorney has been ordered to no longer describe himself as offering immigration services.

11/05/2014

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Md. Man Who Sold House He Didn’t Own Sentenced To 16 Months

A man federal prosecutors say fraudulently sold a house owned by a man who was out of the country caring for his sick mother has been sentenced to 16 months in prison.

10/31/2014

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Elections Official: Noncitizens May Be Voting In Md.

A state elections official says it’s possible that some non-U.S. citizens are voting in Maryland.

10/30/2014

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Woman Admits To Posing As Physician’s Assistant

An Annapolis woman has admitted to posing as a licensed physician’s assistant and diagnosing and treating children.

10/29/2014

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