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BGE

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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Former Md. Resident Charged In ‘Black Money’ Scam

A former resident of Maryland and New Jersey is being held without bail in Massachusetts, accused of stealing $50,000 from the owners of a Springfield pizza business through a “black money” scam.

08/24/2012

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5 Confess To Phone Scam Targeting The Elderly

Police arrest five people for running a phone scam they say targeted the elderly. Many victims were taken for thousands of dollars and even assaulted.

08/21/2012

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Md. Man Who Posed As Diplomat Pleads Guilty In N.Y. Scam

A Maryland man who posed as a diplomat from the Dominican Republic to solicit donations for a bogus charitable project admitted on Monday it was a scam.

08/14/2012

craigslist

Catholic Charities Warn Residents Of Craigslist Scam Offering Help With BGE Bills

Two big local names with an unfortunate thing in common. Both Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) and Catholic Charities are being targeted by a scam artist.

08/05/2012

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