Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick UpA new scam is tricking victims into giving away precious information by calling them from what appears to be their own phone numbers.
Maryland State Police Warns Of Phone Scam Involving MSP Phone NumberMaryland State Police is warning the public about a scam in which the caller's number appears to be a number associated with state police.
Maryland Attorney General Frosh Warns Of Charity Scams In Wake Of Hurricane HarveyThe office of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh advises consumers to wisely pay attention to where they are donating money for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Authorities Warn About Scammers Claiming To Be With Sheriff's OfficeAuthorities are warning the public about a scam, in which the caller tries to get you to leave your house so it can be burglarized.
Warning for Taxpayers: Identity Theft During Tax SeasonCriminals steal information to file tax returns. State comptroller Peter Franchot says there's at least 2,000 victims already.
Scam Alert: Public Warned About Increase In 'Virtual Kidnapping' Ransom ScamAuthorities are warning the public about an uptick in the number of ransom scams in our area.
2 Nigerian Citizens Sentenced for $2 Million Romance ScamTwo Nigerian citizens living outside Houston and posing as South African diplomats have been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud in a $2 million romance scam conspiracy.
Schools Warn of 'Virtual Kidnapping' Scam Targeting ParentsSchools across the U.S. are warning about a scam to convince parents that their children have been kidnapped — even though they haven't — and to collect ransom money.
State Police: Panhandling Scam Causing Backups, Crashes In MarylandMaryland State Police are warning motorists to avoid stopping on exit ramps for individuals allegedly flagging down vehicles for help in order to beg for money.
Pa. Woman Allegedly Faked Cancer, Scammed People Out Of Thousands Of DollarsOfficials say 23-year-old Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates scammed people out of thousands of dollars after she allegedly faked her illness.
Montgomery County Officials Warn Of Scam LetterOfficials in Montgomery County are warning property owners not to be fooled by a letter that tells them they can pay $99 to petition to have their property tax assessment reviewed.
Prince George's County Detective Cracks Real-Estate ScamIt started out as a favor for a colleague. A clerk in the Prince George's County police department asked Lt. Charles Duelley to investigate after she found people living in what should have been her vacant Cheltenham house.