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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

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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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Md. Man Sentenced In ID-Theft Scheme

A Maryland man has been sentenced to six years in prison as part of an identity theft-scam involving 50 victims.

07/27/2012

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Man Gets 2 Years In Jail For Home Improvement Scam

Two years in jail. That’s the sentence handed down Wednesday to an Annapolis man who scammed homeowners in Anne Arundel County out of thousands of dollars in a home improvement scheme.

07/18/2012

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Pepco Warns Against Scam Involving Electric Bills

Pepco is warning its customers about a scam in which callers are told to buy a credit card to pay a utility bill.

01/12/2012

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Immigration Scam Awareness Campaign Goes National

Immigration services scams are getting so sophisticated that fraudsters now advertise online with websites that perfectly mimic those of official government agencies, federal officials said Thursday as they rolled out a nationwide awareness campaign meant to combat such practices.

12/01/2011

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Md. Locksmith Given 60-Day Sentence For Rip-Off

A former locksmith is appealing a 60-day jail sentence for scamming an elderly customer.

10/29/2011

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