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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

Avoid The Scams: Find Legitimate College Scholarships

Parents, try to avoid problems while preparing to send their kids to college. Follow the link to find legitimate scholarships.

02/08/2013

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Scammed 49ers Fan Gets To Go To Super Bowl Anyway

A diehard San Francisco 49ers fan is going to the Super Bowl after she was duped out of thousands of dollars in an online ticket scam.

01/30/2013

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Md. Attorney General Warns Of Text Message Scam

Attorney General Doug Gansler is warning residents about a text message scam that falsely suggests recipients have won a gift card to a store.

12/05/2012

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New Scam Targets Those Who Buy Prescription Meds Online

A new scam is using DEA impersonators to target people who buy prescription meds online.

12/02/2012

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Appeal Denied For Man Behind Miss.Telemarketing Scam That Affected Victims In Md.

A federal appeals court has upheld the more than 14-year sentence George Coe Jr. received for his role in a telemarketing scam case in Mississippi.

10/17/2012

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Scott Garceau: Welcome To The FFL Season

Pre-season football is a fraud and fans know it. There’s nothing wrong with teams protecting their investments and having top players spend more time on the sidelines than the cheerleaders. There’s so much wrong with owners charging fans full ticket prices to watch it.

08/25/2012

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