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Another Howard County Door-To-Door Solicitation Scam Suspect Arrested

Howard County Police have arrested a third suspect in connection with a door-to-door solicitation scam that occurred in July.

08/29/2014

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Man Indicted In $1M Online Romance Scam

A Maryland man has been indicted on federal charges of defrauding elderly people on online dating services of more than $1 million by pretending to be romantically interested in them.

08/21/2014

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Police Warn Of Man Posing As Water Company Worker

Anne Arundel County police are warning residents of a man who posed as an employee of a water company and then burglarized a home.

08/02/2014

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State Police Warn Of New Phone Scam Demanding Money

Maryland State Police are warning residents of a new phone scam.

07/23/2014

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Md. Transportation Authority Warns Of E-ZPass Scam

Transportation officials in Maryland are warning the public about a scam involving E-ZPass.

07/09/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Instagram Offering Scholarships To Users A Hoax

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issues a warning about scammers pretending to be her on Instagram.

03/14/2014

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Md. Man Convicted For Trying To Sell A Ship He Didn’t Own For $900K

A Westminster man is serving a five-year probationary term for trying to sell a ship he didn’t own for $900,000.

02/28/2014

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S.C. Man Accused Of Posing As Contractor In Md.

Frederick County officials say they’re looking for a South Carolina man accused of posing as a home improvement contractor and ripping off an elderly resident.

05/25/2013

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Howard County Police Ask Older Residents, Families To Look Out For Financial Scams

Howard County police are reminding older residents and their families to look out for financial scams.

05/24/2013

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BGE Warning Customers Of New Utility Scam

Baltimore Gas and Electric is warning customers about a new telephone scam.

04/15/2013

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Foreign Lottery Scam Costs 81-Year-Old Nearly Half A Million Dollars

A scam targeting the elderly causes a man to give away $400,000 in six years after he says he was told he’d receive more than a million dollars in prizes.

03/07/2013

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